A student who is a passionate founder of a Dallas-based student group, The Environmental League, whose mission is to “change everyday behavior in our schools and to show students the beauty we are fighting to preserve,” will have all of his tuition, room, board, and fees covered for all four years at the nation’s number-one college for sustainability-based education.
Hayden B. Jackson, of Dallas, Texas, is the recipient of the “First in Sustainability Scholarship Award” from Green Mountain College (GMC). His essay on how he created The Environmental League with ten students from two local high schools who worked together to clean up a nearby polluted pond – has earned him the scholarship. The award covers his tuition, room/board, and fees for all four years of study. [Read more…]