Thursday, April 19, 2018

Malden High School Recognized Nationally For Outstanding Environmental Leadership

Malden High School Recognized Nationally For Outstanding Environmental Leadership
Honorees Recognized from across the Nation and Globe Attend Massachusetts Ceremony

BOSTON, MA – Malden High School was recognized at the State House last Friday by Project Green Schools during its Annual Green Difference Awards ceremony recognizing Outstanding National Environmental Education & STEM Education efforts led in Schools & Communities across the nation. The Green Difference Awards honored principals, teachers, advisors, citizens, schools, students and school groups/clubs from twelve states and the District of Columbia, as well as honorees from India, Singapore, Nigeria and Morocco. Malden High School was recognized with the Outstanding Commitment to Greenovation award for its Learn and Earn program.

“Malden students have shown us in so many ways that they are both our present and our future,” said Representative Steve Ultrino (D – Malden). “This national recognition affirms the leadership of Malden High School students and educators in taking action today to protect our environment and prepare for STEAM jobs and the green economy.” 
“We are thrilled to honor outstanding Environmental Leadership across the globe this week while shining a spotlight on our home state of Massachusetts,” said Robin Organ, Executive Director of Project Green Schools. “These leaders are helping to transform the way we think about and interact with our environment. Their extraordinary ideas and inspiring sustainability initiatives help make exactly the kind of impact needed to take on 21st Century challenges while creating a healthier future. Together, Project Green Schools and our sponsors, Current powered by GE, Planet Aid, National Grid and LaunchX, congratulate these green leaders for their achievements!”
Project Green Schools partners with over 6,300 schools and 500,000 students from over 43 U.S. states and 9 countries to facilitate the development of student leaders who have engaged in E-STEAM learning and projects and are pursuing higher education and jobs in the green workforce.
Project Green Schools ( is developing the next generation of environmental leaders through hands-on, project-based, solutions-based learning, community service and action for students K-12. Students work at the intersection of STEM meets energy, environment and public health, while developing sustainable solutions, soft skills, as well as college and career readiness.

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