May 25, 2016
Q: What are the highlights to take away from this year's EcoChallenge?
A: "The 2016 EcoChallenge was a great success!" writes Yolanda Cieters, sustainability manager in the Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (CEJS). Cieters shares the following facts, figures and anecdotes about the challenge:
During April, Earth Month, 97 students, staff, faculty, and alumni came together to commit to 3 weeks of exploration and challenges related to how one's actions impact the environment.
Some of the most noteworthy accomplishments specific to this year's challenge were:
"This was the best Eco-Challenge yet…I found everything to be informative and worth my time!"
"I thoroughly enjoyed talking with my fiancé about this challenge and all that I was learning."
"My mom enjoyed the emails, as well!"
And special congratulations to our winners over the course of the challenge, who each received a $25 gift card to a local business:
Week 1: Anita Sandoval
Week 2: Callie Moothart, Jackie Saarenas
Week 3: Rachael Brown, Kelly Besmer, Melissa Pico
Overall Winning Team: The Polliwogs - Matilda Schroeter, Gordon Miller and Kimberly Gawlik
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