ASIS Announces Winner of School Security Funding Competition

By Consulting Specifying Engineer Staff June 23, 2006

ASIS International announced MiraMesaHigh School, San Diego, Calif., as the winner of its “School Security Funding Competition.” For its winning entry, ASIS will award the school $20,000 to begin implementing security improvements.

The competition was launched in conjunction with ASIS International’s 52nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits, being held in San Diego, September 25-28, 2006.

The competition was open to all 216 elementary, middle and high schools in the San DiegoUnifiedSchool District. In an essay format, school administrators were asked to assess the level of security on their campuses, discuss how particular security concerns impacted their educational goals for students and suggest how they would use the prize money to address those concerns and improve their school’s overall security.

A committee of security experts from the San Diego Chapter of ASIS evaluated the entries and selected the winning school. MiraMesaHigh School will be recognized at a special awards luncheon on September 28that the San DiegoConvention Center.