Norwood: State Finalist in last year's Sieman's "We Can Change the World" Challenge

Massachussets

  • Team Name:  Educate Them and They Will
  • Location:  Norwood, Massachusetts
  • School:   South Area Solomon Schechter Day

  • Students
    • Brittany Bell
    • Aaron Weiner
    • Robbie Green
  • Teacher/Mentor Nitzan Resnick, Science Department Chair
  • Description After learning about global warming and recycling in science class, Team Educate Them and They Will from Norwood, Massachusetts decided to establish a recycling program at their school. Students leading the program created and distributed informational brochures and visited classrooms to present on the importance of recycling. In order to get students and teachers more involved in this initiative, a school wide competition was started and the class that recycled the largest quantity of materials won a prize.

 

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