Iowa high school "Fuel the Future" video contest winners

Iowa high school "Fuel the Future" video contest winners

Winners in contest sponsored by Iowa Renewable Fuels Association focused on benefits of E15 ethanol and biodiesel.

The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association recently announced that Anna Steenson of Des Moines won first place in IRFA's 5th Annual "Fuel the Future" video contest for Iowa high school students. IRFA awarded the senior from Central Campus a $1,000 grand prize for her creative and informative video titled "E15: Powering the Future."

Karly Lent of Bettendorf, Iowa won the $600 second place prize for her video entitled, "Let's Fuel the Future." Karly is a junior at Bettendorf High School.

CREATIVE COMPETITION: This year's IRFA video contest winners were from Des Moines, Bettendorf and Ankeny. The winning high school teams focused on benefits of renewable fuels, in particular the need for more E15 ethanol to be used and more biodiesel.

Jacquelyn Huynh, Dakota Karthan, Maria Babcock and Jordan Bacon won the $400 third place prize for their video entitled, "Good for Your Car, Better for Iowa." This group of girls is a collection of juniors and seniors from Ankeny High School.

Students explain benefits of using cleaner-burning biofuels
"First, I want to thank all of the Iowa high school students who took on the challenge of entering this year's contest and learning about the benefits of using renewable fuels," stated IRFA communications director T.J. Page. "This year's video contest winners all created highly imaginative, entertaining, and informative videos that do a great job of explaining the benefits of using cleaner-burning biofuels like ethanol and biodiesel."

IRFA's "Fuel the Future" video contest challenges Iowa high school students to create the best video highlighting the importance and benefits of renewable fuels—such as ethanol and biodiesel—to local communities, Iowa and the nation. 

High schools compete to create best video on renewable fuel
This year's contest was sponsored by the law firm of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP. In addition to receiving $2,000 in prizes, the top three videos were featured at the 9th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit held January 27 at Altoona, on the northeast edge of Des Moines. All of the contest entries are posted on IRFA's YouTube channel

The first place winner can be found here.

The second place winner can be found here.

The third place winner can be found here.

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