‘Green’ award for Robert Bateman Secondary

Robert Bateman Secondary in Abbotsford is one of 10 high schools across the province named as winners in the BC Green Games contest.

Robert Bateman Secondary in Abbotsford is one of 10 high schools across the province named as winners in the BC Green Games contest.

Students were invited to submit digital work such as videos, photos and PowerPoint presentations that featured environmental projects conducted at their schools in the 2009-10 or 2010-11 school year.

Bateman’s submission was a video that showcased its Green Team and the school’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, including composting, the use of reusable dishes and cutlery, and participating in the Climate Challenge.

Ten elementary and 10 secondary winners were chosen by judges, and each received $1,000. As well, two winners were also selected at each level for the $500 Viewers’ Choice Awards.

This year’s contest, managed by Science World B.C., received 139 projects from 39 school districts. For more information, visit bcgreengames.