Alcoa Middle School,
On Earth Day, Alcoa Foundation announced the winners of the Make an Impact: Change Our 2morrow (CO2) schools' challenge. Through this month-long educational energy conservation competition, seven schools in Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia won a total of $10,000 from Alcoa Foundation.
Challenge winners include:
Paul F. Boston Middle School in La Porte, IN was named the grand prize winner and received a $5,000 grant and 850 recycling bins for engaging more than 1,160 students, teachers and families in completing the Make an Impact carbon calculator.
Regional runner-up schools received $1,000 grants and include: MC2 Stem High School in Cleveland, OH; Hunter B. Andrews Middle School in Hampton, VA; Alcoa Middle School in Alcoa, TN (pictured at left); and Castle North Middle School in Warrick, IN.
Honorable mentions and $500 grants were awarded to Kesling Middle School in LaPorte, IN and Castle South Middle School in Warrick, IN.
Participants identified more than 14.4 million pounds of potential carbon savings and an estimated $1.75 million in energy savings.
Congratulations to all participants and to the Alcoa volunteers who dedicated time and effort to this challenge — and to making an impact! Find out more about the schools' challenge here.
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The Make an Impact: Change Our 2morrow Schools' Challenge has been nominated for a CLASSY Award for philanthropic achievement, and you can help us get recognized! All you have to do is visit the CO2 Achievement Page on the stayclassy.org web site and "Like" it.
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