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Waterford High wins High School Category of 2013 Hellshire Schools Enviro Competition

(l-r) Sara Simpson, Director, Natural Resources Management and Environmental Planning (NRMEP) Department, Urban Development Corporation (UDC) presents winning trophy and a cash prize to Desi-anne Treasure and Travis Porter, students of Waterford High School, St. Catherine. Runaway Bay Water Company ( RBWC) sponsored this cash prize. Waterford’s winning project focused on hydroponics which is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in water without soil. The occasion was the 7th annual Hellshire Enviro Fair held by the UDC at Two Sisters Caves on Friday, May 31. Waterford High, St. Jago Cathedral Preparatory and St. Joseph’s Infant emerged winners in the UDC’s “2013 Hellshire Schools Enviro Competition”. The winning schools were drawn from the high, secondary and infant levels of the education system and copped trophies and cash prizes valued at $25,000 each and passes to the University of the West Indies’ Biodiversity Centre in Port Royal.