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Congratulations, Eco Challenge Winners!

Congratulations, Eco Challenge Winners!

July 2, 2024

Washington Gas is proud to be an ongoing sponsor of the WUSA9 Environment Matters - Eco Challenge for middle school students to participate in challenges that showcase their skills and environmental projects. Each winning school receives a $5,000 check to help make their eco-friendly projects a reality.

Without further ado, here are the 2024 winning teams. Congratulations to these hard-working young students who are shaping the future!

Plum Point Middle School, Calvert County
Teacher: Willanette Lohr
Principal: Danielle Swann
Project: Gator Garden: A hands-on living classroom for students

 

Matthew Henson Middle School, Charles County

Teacher: Derrick Blackwell, Sr.
Principal: Christina Caballero
Project: Planter boxes to increase bee population and grow food for the community

 

Accokeek Academy, Prince George's County
Teachers: Tonya Charleston, Kendra Lewis, Kenneth Williams
Principal: Dr. Judy Adams
Project: Expanding existing living classroom/garden space 

 

Oyster-Adams Bilingual School, D.C.

Teacher: Jan Schuettoelz
Principal: Peter Meliotis
Project: Training students on how to compost to use waste products in their own school garden

 

The next chance to enter the Eco Challenge will be in late August. You can also see the 2023 Eco Challenge winners and their groundbreaking projects.


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