Dec. 18, 2012

Eastern Suburbs Sustainable Schools Network

Congratulations to our 2012 award winners!

Eastern Suburbs schools are doing a wonderful job educating and empowering students to creatively and strategically care for our local environment. From gardens, to water audits, to leadership programs – there is much to be celebrated!

In response to this, the Eastern Suburbs Sustainable Schools Network (ESSSN) was proud to award the inaugural ESSSN Sustainability Awards on Thursday 6 December, to recognise local schools for their dedication and commitment to sustainability projects.

The winners of the 2012 ESSSN Sustainability Awards were:
Water - Vaucluse Primary School, Water Saving Project
Waste - Moriah College, Earthlings Project
Biodiversity - Glenmore Road Public School, Native Gardens Project
Student Leadership & Empowerment - Coogee Public School, Green Gang Project

The following projects were highly commended by the judges:
Water – Clovelly Public School, North Playground Decking Project
Waste - Holy Cross Primary School, Worm Farms and Edible Garden Project
Biodiversity - Coogee Public School, Outdoor Biodiversity Classroom Project
Student Leadership & Empowerment - Kambala School, Youth Leading the World Project

Macquarie Grammar School was also recognised as the Judges’ Choice for Creativity and Design for their Plants for Desk project.

Well done to all our award recipients and we look forward to seeing what projects are put forward in next year's awards.

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