Students Participate in Santa Cruz Earth Day Poster Contest

“Ride Not Drive,” a poster promoting environmentally-friendly transportation by sophomores Aaron Saavedra, AnMei Dasbach-Prisk, Braeden Will, Connor Murphy, Ksenia Medvedeva and Tabitha Hardin-Zollo earned fifth place (out of 36 entries) in the recent Santa Cruz Earth Day teen poster contest.

These students are members of the student-founded Environmental Justice Club. Club members have a blog,, and an Instagram, @environmentaljusticemms.








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