West Hartford student recognized at eesmarts Student Contest

West Hartford-area student Sarah Lewis was honored last week as a finalist at the 14th eesmarts™ Student Contest ceremony held at the State Capitol for her winning entry in the 12th-grade category. The eesmarts Student Contest invites Connecticut students in grades K-12 to create projects about energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability. Sarah received 3nd place for her short poem where she reminisces about hiking with her family on the Edith Cavell trail. In the poem, she focuses on the impact of global warming, especially on Ghost Glacier. Sarah Lewis (center), is pictured alongside other 12th grade finalists; state Reps. Kerry Wood, Terry Exum and Ron Napoli Jr.; Ron Araujo, Eversource; Jane Lano, UI; and Mary Sotos, DEEP deputy commissioner.