King County Green Schools Program recognizes Auburn schools | Briefs

Program benefits include reduced resource and energy use

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The King County Green Schools Program has recognized several Auburn schools for resource conservation.

A record number of 89 schools were recognized as King County Green Schools, with more than 300 K-12 schools throughout the county have benefited from the program.

Ilalko, Lakeland Hills and Lea Hill elementary school were recognized as Sustaining Green Schools for maintaining Level One, Two and Three practices, and completing an additional conservation action or educational strategy.

Alpac Elementary was recognized as a Level Three Green School for maintaining its Level One and Two practices, and engaging students and employees in water conservation and pollution prevention actions.

Valley Christian School was honored as a Level One Green School for initiating or improving waste reduction and recycling practices.


Grace Gratias of Auburn recently graduated from Clemson (S.C.) University with a master of science in biological sciences. … Auburn’a Grace Finstrom, Elliott Scheumann and Cierra Wallin made the spring semester dean’s list at Montana State University. … Auburn’s Adrianna Parent (bachelor of science, cum laude, biochemistry and biophysics) graduated from Oregon State University on June 15. … Brandon Seeger (bachelor of arts, marketing) graduated from George Fox University (Newberg, Ore.). … Maren Schwaerzler (junior, psychology) was on the dean’s list at George Fox for spring semester. … Joshua Tan, of Auburn, was named to the dean’s list at Boston University for spring semester. … Justin Burns (BA, sports management) and Jamie Holsey (BS, supply chain) earned their degrees from Bellevue (Neb.) University.

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