San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) awarded new laptops to 40 local high school students Thursday as part of a scholarship contest.
The annual Laptop Scholarship Contest is held in partnership with Coco-Cola Refreshments of San Diego and the San Diego County of Education, according to MTS.
Students from across San Diego County were asked to submit an advertising campaign strategy to attract new MTS Trolley and bus passengers.
Two of the advertisements will actually be put up at an MTS bus shelter.
“These students are very creative. The advertising campaigns focused on important issues to San Diego transit such as helping the environment, realizing cost-savings and tourism promotion,” said Harry Mathis, MTS board chair.
More than 165 high school students from 53 schools across the county entered the contest.