EPA Honors Fifth-Grader from Everett, Washington for Protecting Bees and Other Pollinators
Date: June 14, 2017
Seattle – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Elizabeth Sajan, a 5th grade student at St. Mary Magdalen School in Everett, Washington, for her outstanding work to promote and protect bees and other pollinators in her local community. Elizabeth’s project is among 15 student projects from 13 states to receive the 2016 President’s Environmental Youth Award for their environmental education and stewardship achievements. EPA presented the award at a ceremony today at St. Mary Magdalen School.
“Today, we are pleased to honor these impressive ...
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I had the opportunity to attend a presentation earlier this week at Town Hall Seattle on The Rise of Addictive Technology.
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My name is Alexis Garcia and I am the first ever school counselor at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School. I am bilingual (English/Spanish). Originally from the Midwest, most recently, Kansas City, I am excited to be living in the Pacific Northwest! I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology/Sociology from McPherson College and my Master of Arts degree in Counseling & Guidance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. This is my seventh year as a certified school counselor.
My experience so far at SMM so far has been very rewarding. I provide individual, academic and social/emotional counseling, as well ...