Morgan Hill Life: Mount Madonna Students Receive President’s Environmental Youth Award

Morgan Hill Life, 8/25/21 issue, “Mount Madonna Student’s Receive President’s Environmental Youth Award.”

The United States Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the 2019-20 fifth grade class at Mount Madonna School with the President’s Environmental Youth Award for working to resolve threats faced by great white sharks. These annual awards are presented to exceptional students and teachers who demonstrate creativity, innovation, and leadership in addressing difficult environmental challenges.

“It is humbling and inspiring to see the impact these educators and students are having on their communities and our planet,” said White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Brenda Mallory.

The EPA honored the students, now seventh graders, in August, for their yearlong education campaign, “SOS: Save Our Sharks — A Fintastic Tale.”

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