Join us at the Rhode Island Mock State House session on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
More than 50 students have been invited to be part of the Rhode Island Green Student Leadership Council, representing elementary, middle and high school students throughout the Ocean State. Students will hear from and meet with Rhode Island business, government and education leaders. The purpose of the day is to inspire the next generation of environmental leaders who will make up Rhode Island’s future “green” workforce. Students will participate in a tour of the State House and an interactive session on sustainability and citizenship with the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, RI Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Project Green Schools. Students and invited guests will also participate in a one-hour Meet & Greet session. Topics of discussion include: “Energy,” and “Food Policy.”
Please arrive by 8:15 am
8:15 – 9:15 a.m. – Welcome & Breakfast – 2nd floor
9:15 – 10 a.m. – State House tours, 1st floor
10 – 11 a.m. – Interactive Program – House Chamber, 2nd floor
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Meet & Greet with Business and Policy Officials – (Room TBD)
DATE & TIME:
Weds, May 23, 2018
8:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Rhode Island State House
82 Smith Street
Providence, RI 02903
Green Difference Maker Scholarship sponsored by Project Green Schools and National Grid – $2,000
**NOW accepting applications from Rhode Island Students** Deadline: May 14, 2018
The Green Difference Maker Scholarship is given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated exceptional leadership on behalf of Project Green Schools. This scholarship honors impactful environmental leadership that takes place beyond the walls of a traditional school and out in our communities. This change maker has made a real difference in the lives of many, and we anticipate great things to come in this young person’s future! Apply Now!