EMWD features young Menifee artist in ‘Water is Life’ calendar

Eastern Municipal Water District features seven-year-old Menifee resident Kimber Atchison’s artwork in Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s 2023 Water is Life calendar. Valley News/Courtesy photo
When Kimber Atchison was in kindergarten at Mesa View Elementary School in Romoland School District, her teacher Eduardo Cornejo encouraged his class to participate in Eastern Municipal Water District’s annual “Water is Life” poster contest. Open to students in transitional kindergarten through fifth grade that attend schools within EMWD’s service area, Kimber produced a winning entry in the 2021-2022 contest that had 8,836 participants.Ailene Earl, public affairs specialist with Eastern Municipal Water District, said Kimber received a gift certificate and a medallion, plus four mugs and a tote bag that featured her artwork on it. Her teacher received a gift certificate, a tote bag and a class set of pencils.Now
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