Nagle Catholic College recently took out the Green Senior Secondary School Award in recognition of their exceptional environmental activities and achievements over the past year. Students have worked on several innovative recycling projects and helped outdoor environmental activities such as tree-planting at the Chapman River, and an annual student excursion to study the Rabbit Proof Fence, and local farming and cultural areas in the region.
The Green School Awards, awarded annually under the Northern Agricultural Catchments Council (NACC), aims to recognise schools in the region, and encourage them to enhance environmental awareness and activity, and to provide schools and students with an opportunity to share their great green projects and stories.
Teacher, Stephanie Cremin received the award on behalf of the college, “Our school has a strong focus on sustainability and the environment, and for many years the college has taken students out to undertake conservation activities in the community aimed at making a real change.”
“Nagle Catholic College has also been involved in a number of innovative recycling activities and outdoor education classes which encourage students to ‘leave no trace,” she said.