Westglades Middle School Attend Wheelabrator’s Symposium for Environment and Education

Westglades Middle Students Left to right: Mary Hutchinson, Mason Wasserman, Devin Weisenfeld, Sophie Ayoung Chee,  Nicole Lindgren, Carson Abt, Caroline Bolk, Ben Wikander, Jacob Mass

Westglades Middle Students Left to right: Mary Hutchinson, Mason Wasserman, Devin Weisenfeld, Sophie Ayoung Chee, Nicole Lindgren, Carson Abt, Caroline Bolk, Ben Wikander, Jacob Mass

By: Chris Brunner

Westglades Middle School in Parkland joined 15 other middle schools across Florida, New England and the Mid-Atlantic to present their six-month long sustainability project as part of the Wheelabrator Symposium for Environment and Education in Sunrise on May 6.

Students from Westglades Middle School share how they have worked to to promote ethical  fishing practices in their local community during Wheelabrator’s 20th annual Symposium.

Students from Westglades Middle School share how they have worked to to promote ethical fishing practices in their local community during Wheelabrator’s 20th annual Symposium.

As part of Wheelabrator’s 20th anniversary, ten students from the school shared their work on promoting ethical fishing practices, with the help of their partnership with the Guy Harvey Ocean Initiative.

The students were awarded the “Outstanding Public Information Project” award at the Symposium.

About Chris Brunner

Chris Brunner Chris has been a contributing writer at Tamarac Talk and Coral Springs Talk since 2015 beginning back in high school. He is a resident of Coral Springs and is currently attending college.

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