Pelican Water Scholarship 1st Place Winner: Martin Coleman

Pelican Water received several eloquent entries for our bi-annual College Scholarship Contest, but Martin Coleman’s essay Preventing Crisis over Crisis Reaction: The New American Model stood alone in its meticulous research and its impassioned plea for community education. Using his experience as an environmental engineer, Martin outlined a plan to help communities directly engage with […]

Pelican Water Scholarship 2nd Place Winner: Zainab Agboola

Many students around the country submitted urgent and thought-provoking submissions to our College Scholarship Contest, but few entries hammered home the severity of the issue more ardently than Zainab Agboola’s timely essay. Her appeal to utilize multiple platforms of advertisement and communication to convey the gravity of our national lead problem earned Zainab 2nd place […]

Pelican Water Scholarship 3rd Place Winner: Keith Fell

Countless rousing essays were submitted to Pelican Water for our bi-annual College Scholarship Contest, but Keith Fell’s direct and powerful essay that cuts to the core of the messaging and funding issues inherent with water treatment awareness grabbed our attention immediately. Keith’s essay encouraged innovative thinking to properly inform the students of today how their […]

Brian O'Neill

Pelican Water Sustainability Scholarship: 1st Place Winner — Brian O’Neill

Pelican Water received plenty of intriguing and inspiring submissions for our bi-annual College Scholarship Contest. Among the numerous excellent entries, the impassioned and relatable action plan detailed by Brian O’Neill in his essay Creativity for Change earned a well-deserved 1st place prize. By emphasizing creativity and the natural human response to emotional messaging, Brian succinctly […]

Dylan Goodwin

Pelican Water Sustainability Scholarship: 2nd Place Winner — Dylan Goodwin

Students around the country submitted numerous terrific essays for Pelican Water’s College Scholarship Contest, but we felt that Dylan Goodwin’s exhaustive research and focus on education in his scholarship essay truly deserved 2nd place. By tackling a litany of issues caused by bottled water and focusing on the hard data, Dylan’s cogent argument iterated that […]