Students 'Imagine Tomorrow' with energy tracker

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Camas — A team of Union High School students impressed judges in the Imagine Tomorrow problem-solving competition held May 17-19, winning first place for designing a device that can control and track energy use at home. The annual Washington State University competition asks high school students to design technology plans based around renewable energy. The Union High School team, with guidance from adviser Adam Schmierer, won first place in the technology challenge, one of four categories in the competition. Each member won $1,000, while $5,000 was given to their school. Other winning Clark County schools include: Hudson's Bay High School, second place in "Technology"; Camas High School, third place in "Behavior" and fourth place in "Biofuels"; Vancouver iTech Preparatory, "Best Project from a Newly Competing School."