Greenest Student on Earth Competition Highlights Kids’ Environmental Projects Around the World
BALI, Indonesia, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Students from around the world have entered an online competition to win the title of “Greenest Student on Earth.” Short video entries describe how students are making a positive difference for the environment, and are available for public viewing and voting at www.greenschool.org between April 22 and June 5, 2013. Three winners, one each from primary, middle, and high school, will win a scholarship to attend the award-winning Green School in Bali, Indonesia.
Green School, winner of the prestigious 2012 Greenest School on Earth award from the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, is an international school whose mission is to inspire students to be creative, innovative green leaders. With its Greenest Student on Earth Scholarship Competition, Green School is seeking to add promising young environmentalists from around the world to its student body.
Green School Chairman Roger Hamilton said, “In our search for the Greenest Student on Earth, we are looking for exceptional young people who are working on environmental projects in their local communities. At Green School, these students will have the rare opportunity to accelerate their education, with school programs in green studies and entrepreneurship, in a school recognized for being the greenest on Earth. The valuable skills they will gain will support them in bringing positive change to their home communities.”
Video entries were submitted in the Greenest Student on Earth Scholarship Competition by students from nearly every continent. Green School Bali is sponsoring the contest to emphasize the importance of caring for the environment to young people everywhere. Scholarship winners will be announced on June 5, 2013.
About Green School
Green School is an international school in Bali, Indonesia whose mission is to be the #1 model of sustainability education in the world. With striking bamboo architecture and a solar-powered, self-sustaining campus that spans 20 acres, the school has attracted nearly 300 preschool through high school students from more than 45 countries seeking a unique, nature-based, student-centered education. Co-founder John Hardy’s TED talk about Green School has garnered over half a million views. For more information, see www.greenschool.org, Like the Green School Bali page on Facebook, and follow on Twitter @greenschoolbali.
SOURCE Green School