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MS Aquaponics Project Wins Local Environmental Community Service Award

Congrats to UMAMS! At an awards ceremony on April 18th, the 8th grade aquaponics project was awarded the 2017 Environmental Community Service Award. The award is given annually to two schools in the region and is sponsored by the Law Firm of Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, WAWA and 6ABC.  The award includes a $5,000 honorarium to advance our environmental initiatives. The 8th graders have been working with their partners at the Riverbend Environmental Education Center to develop a working aquaponics lab. They have extended their learning by developing businesses that utilize the products grown in the lab. You can view the awards ceremony at www.umasd.org/vconline

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