Thursday, April 21, 2011

MEDIA ADVISORY -- La Jolla Students Win National and State Competition for Creative Energy Projects

Reporters and editors: Johnson Controls is honoring students at La Jolla
High tomorrow. Below is the news release. If you have any questions, please
contact the folks listed.

Jack Brandais
Communications Department
San Diego Unified School District
(619) 725-5570 (Desk)
(619) 607-0477 (Cell)

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La Jolla Students Win National and State Competition for Creative Energy

Johnson Controls to recognize students at surprise celebration at La Jolla
High School

What: Join students, teachers, and school officials at La Jolla High School
as Adam Hersko-Ronatas and Jaena Han are named the 2011 national high school
and state high school winners of the Igniting Creative Energy (ICE)
Challenge, respectively. ICE is a national educational competition sponsored
by Johnson Controls that encourages elementary, middle, and high school
students to develop creative ways to be more energy efficient and become
better stewards of the environment.

Hersko-Ronatas developed a self-narrated video about building
weatherization, while Han created artwork that illustrates how people can
save energy and water each day.

As a national ICE winner, Hersko-Ronatas will receive a prize package,
including a trip to the United States Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington,
D.C., where he will share his winning entry with national leaders and energy

Both Hersko-Ronatas and Han will receive a solar backpack that can charge
most personal electronic devices, courtesy of Johnson Controls and the
National Energy Foundation.

When: Friday, April 22, 2011, 10 a.m. PST. *Photo and interview
opportunities available*

Where: La Jolla High School, 750 Nautilus St., La Jolla, CA 92037

Contacts: On-Site: Kim Johnson-Lackey,, (858)

Info: Julia Fennelly,, (414) 459-3953 or (414)

Please direct all media inquiries to the contacts above to help keep the
event a surprise.

About: The Igniting Creative Energy Challenge is sponsored and funded
through an educational grant by Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global
leader in providing products, services and solutions that increase energy
efficiency in buildings. Additional support of the program is provided by
the National Energy Foundation and Kohler Co. For more information, please
visit <>

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