Freshman Peter Nicholas was named the co-winner of the Bedford 2020 Greenlight Award competition, a program that provides students with a framework, support, and incentives to create sustainable initiatives.
His project, "Change the World one Meal at a Time," addressed factory farming and the pollution and wasted resources it causes. With the goal of lowering meat consumption across the RCDS campus, Peter raised awareness through social media, a poster campaign, and a school-wide "eat vegan" competition. In the first 12 days of the project, meat consumption was down 376 lbs, and 24.5 million gallons of water were saved! Congratulations, Peter!
Connections to RCDS Learning Goals:
RCDS students make a positive difference in the world as aware, engaged, and purpose-driven citizens.