Three students from three different countries have won a full year’s scholarship of the Bali Green School - awarded as the “2012 Greenest School on Earth” by the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools.
Located in the heart of Bali, Green School’s stated mission is to be the leading example of sustainability in education and to inspire students and communities to be creative, innovative green leaders.
Unique architecturally with bamboo architecture and a solar-powered, self-sustaining campus that covers 20 acres, the school educates 300 students from more than 55 countries
The winners of the “Greenest Student on Earth” contest were selected form among 50 video entries submitted from around the worlds.
One winner each was selected form the Primary School, Middle School and High School level entries.
The winners of the right to call themselves the “Greenest Students on Earth” and recipients of a full year’s scholarship at The Green School were:
Primary School – Kashius Ford, entering Grade 5 from New Mexico, USA, who is an avid conservationist who lives in an eco-village with renewable energy and organic farming. He is also credited with discovering a new species of mushroom that named in his honor.
Middle School – Liva Adelstorp, entering Grade 6 from Bali, Indonesia, invented a garbage collection bag for scuba divers to help clean up Indonesia’s coral reefs.
High School – Achyuth Jaigopal, entering Grade 12 from Kerala, India, is a promising young musician whose music raises awareness about environmental issues. Achyuth’s scholarship will include boarding on campus in the Three Springs Village, Green School’s student boarding village.
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[It Ain’t Easy Being Green]
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