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2016 Green Difference Awards Program

Congratulations to our 2016 Green Difference Awards Winners!

SUSTAINABILITY AWARD – Outstanding  Environmental Education Program w/ Proven Track Record of  5 or more years!

  • Captain Samuel Brown Elementary School, MA
  • How Low Can You Go Challenge Broward County, FL
  • Hubbardston Center School Composting and Organic Gardening Program, MA
  • Miss Lori Fafard and Whitin Elementary School, MA
  • The Wild Center, NY

 

Outstanding School-led Project in Climate Action

  • Yadav Bhandari, Nepal [International]
  • Sanborn Zero Waste Team And the Children of Sanborn Elementary Schools, MA
  • Jayne Stevenson, Roots and Shoots and iMatter, MN

Outstanding School-led Project in Water Innovation

  • Sara Brooks-Long and Terra Hazen, Petaluma Junior High School, CA
  • Dhanam Sivalingam, Tamil Nadu, India [International]

 

Outstanding Commitment to Green-o-vation [GREEN + STEM + Innovation]

  • Bartram Wellness Warriors, Bartram High School, PA
  • Jennifer Cheng, San Pedro High School, CA
  • George Mason High School Environmental Student Group, VA

Including; Ian Leach, Eric Lowery,Matthew Zampella, Jacob Brady,Andrew Pishner, Jacob Brown,Adrian Kamel,and Bikash Shahi]

 

Outstanding Green Superintendent/Principal

  • Erin Lenart, Lanier Middle School, VA
  • Dhanam Sivalingam, Tamil Nadu, India [International]
  • Jeanette Stevens, San Pedro High School, CA

 

Outstanding Green Education/Program Director

  • Faiza Alam, Lanier Middle School, VA
  • Lara Lepionka, Backyard Growers, Gloucester, MA
  • Virendra Rawat, B-Kanae School, Green Schools India, India [International]

 

Outstanding Green Community Hero

  • Joseph McDonough, Wellesley, MA
  • Denise Baer and Joanne Heller, Westport, Conn

 

Outstanding Green Student [Elementary/Middle/High]

  • Nathan Daigle, Academy for Science and Design, Nashua, NH
  • Luke Hylton, Lanier Middle School, Fairfax, VA
  • Brooke Leifer, Qualters Middle School, Mansfield, MA
  • Ryan Phillips, Mariam Shafik & Keivon Chamanara of Lanier Middle School, VA
  • Nicolas Rojas, San Pedro High School, CA
  • Destiny, Andres, Hannae, Baldovines, Romo, and Seller, San Pedro High School Global Environmental SLC/House, CA
  • Christopher Ficuracion and Genavieve Mather, San Pedro High School, CA
  • Roshini Shafikhan, PSGR Krishnammal Nursery and Primary School Tamil Nadu, India [International]

 

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