Flying Through Water: The Cajon Solar Team (2016)

Follow the Cajon High School Solar Team as their solar powered boat competes in the 2016 Inland Solar Challenge.




Behind the Scenes:

The behind the scenes footage and shots can be found here:


Cajon High School Solar Team:

  • Advisor: Roger Light
  • Team Captain: Dave Gaytan
  • Driver: Troy Tennison
  • Backup Driver: Kyle Williams
  • Report Editor: Kylie Quenga
  • Electrical/Mechanical: Alexiz Andrade, Dustin Jessip, Jaime Sevilla, Gordon Garcia, Summer Pearson, Troy Tennison, Kyle Williams, Jason Rodriguez, and Andrew Salse
  • Solar Panels/Research/Reports: Kylie Quenga, Josiah Hayes, Cecilia Zavala, Steven Taylor, and Luis Orozco
  • PSA Crew: Brian Mok and Sapele Satele

Documentary Crew:

  • Director: Brian Mok
  • Producer: Erick Hendrickson
  • Narrator: Brian Mok
  • Director of Photography: Brian Mok
  • Camera Operators: Sapele Satele and Walid Saoud
  • Production Sound: Sapele Satele
  • Drone Operators: Walid Saoud and Erick Hendrickson
  • Editor: Brian Mok
  • Music: Sapele Satele

Participating High Schools:

  • Banning High School
  • Cajon High School
  • Cathedral City High School
  • Desert Hot Springs High School
  • Redlands East Valley High School
  • Rialto High School

Inland Solar Challenge Committee Members:

  • Yucaipa Valley Water District: Jennifer Ares, Matthew Flordelis, and Brant Musick
  • City of Redlands: Cecellia Griego (Event Chair) and Chelsea Schnitger
  • West Valley Water District: Jose Velasquez (Treasurer) and Daisy Farias
  • East Valley Water District: Celia Contreras, Martha Duran, and Janett Robledo (Co-Chair)
  • City of Colton: Jennifer Shimmin (Secretary)
  • San Bernardino Municipal Water Department: Devin Arciniega
  • Technical Inspectors: Mike Maloney, Matt Porras, Bob Wall, John Wrobel

With special thanks to the Cajon High School film students that contributed water clips for the PSA.