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NWP Global Registry of Apprentice Ecologists - Elmhurst, Illinois, USA

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Elmhurst, Illinois, USA
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mckaygle0716



Registered: August 2011
City/Town/Province: elmhurst
Posts: 1
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Hi, My name is Melissa! I was very interested when I saw this scholarship. I was a member of York High school last year and am currently in college now. During high school I was a member of Yorks Eco Club. We do various actives. Such as camping, rock climbing, canoeing, and recycling. As my last year of high school came along I got very involved in Eco club. I became on of the leaders. I helped the teacher that leads ECO club plan events and help organize all the members and events. Such as Recycling. At york high school the janitors refuse to recycle. So eco club takes the role of recycling for the whole school by purchasing recycling bins, and organizing students during lunch to collect from each room the bins and take them to the larger recycling bins outside. Which inst a easy task because York High School in Elmhurst is a big high school. My involvement helped keep our school clean by giving up my lunch to show students how to recycle. York also was involved with Jewel. For each customer that uses a reusable bag our school receives 5 cents. As a leader/ teachers aid in Eco Club I went with the teacher and 3 other students to jewel to promote this deal. This is how we got money to buy our school recycling bins! Not only was Eco club fun but it was helping save the environment and I would love to get a scholarship for helping out earth!
Date: August 30, 2011 Views: 2379 File size: 21.8kb, 1059.4kb Dimensions: 3296 x 2472
Hours Volunteered: 300
Volunteers: 30
Authors Age & Age Range of Volunteers: 15 to 18
Area Restored for Native Wildlife (hectares): 1
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