Past Winners

2017 Winners

School Without Walls at Francis Stevens students won top honors for their project to install a drip irrigation system to reduce water waste and ponding that led to mosquito problems.

Congratulations to the 2017 CFW Winners
Congratulations to the 2017 CFW Winners

Final Place Award Proposal Name School
1 $1,000 A Drippy Way to a Better Watershed School Without Walls at Francis Stevens
2 $900 Trash Sculpture Contest LaSalle Backus Education Campus
3 $800 River Planting Washington Latin Public Charter School
4 $700 Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels Washington Latin Public Charter School
5 $600 Roadside Planting Washington Latin Public Charter School
6 $500 Sewer Filters Washington Latin Public Charter School
7 $450 Outdoor Classroom LaSalle Backus Education Campus
8 $400 5 Cents Back Washington Latin Public Charter School

2016 Winners

School Without Walls at Francis Stevens won top honors for their project construct a retaining wall and rain garden to reduce runoff into the sewers and Rock Creek Park.

Congratulations to the 2016 CFW Winners
Congratulations to the 2016 CFW Winners

Final Place Award Proposal Name School
1 $1,000 How Francis Stevens Students Can Help Our Watersheds and Community School Without Walls at Francis Stevens
2 $900 Stop the Plastic LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
3 $800 Environmentally Friendly Cleaners LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
4 $700 Green Roofs LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
5 $600 Adopt a Gutter LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
6 500 Planting to Protect Our Park Washington-Latin Public Charter School
7 450 Get a Green Roof Washington-Latin Public Charter School
8 400 Watershed Awareness – Reaching EVERY KIPPster KIPP DC Heights Academy

2015 Winners Announced

CFW 2015 Winners
CFW 2015 Winners

Washington Latin Public Charter School won top honors for their project to present at a local marina on the importance of oysters for the health of the Chesapeake Bay and to provide a workshop showing boat owners how to raise oysters from their boat docks.

Final Place Award Proposal Name School
1 $1,000 Oysters Washington-Latin Public Charter School
2 $900 EcoTraction for Our Sidewalks Washington-Latin Public Charter School
3 $800 Watershed Challenge Chance Academy
4 $700 Better, More Improved Rain Garden LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
5 $600 Preventing Bank Erosion Washington-Latin Public Charter School
6 500 Rain Barrels Washington-Latin Public Charter School
7 450 Permeable School parking Lot LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
8 400 “Hart of the Anacostia Walk-A-Thon Hart MS

2014 Winners Announced

CFW 2014
CFW 2014

Roots Public Charter School won top honors for their project to create an app to demonstrate the health and environmental impacts of cigarette smoking.

Final Place Award Proposal Name School
1 $1,000 Play Away the Smoke Roots Public Charter School
2 $900 Watershed Awareness SEED School of DC
3 $800 Littering Cameras Washington Latin Public Charter School
4 $700 Littering Commercial LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
5 $600 Trees Please! Jefferson Middle School Academy

2013 Winners Announced

Washington Latin Middle School students won top honors for their project to reduce vehicle idling around their school and in their community.

Final Place Award Proposal Name School
1 $1,000 Don’t Make Us Cough Washington-Latin Public Charter School
2 $900 Litter Commercial LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
3 $800 Pervious Surfaces Washington-Latin Public Charter School
4 $700 Rain Garden LaSalle-Backus Education Campus
5 $600 Toilet Water Bottles Brookland Education Campus