Brentwood Secondary College from Glen Waverly has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 ResourceSmart School Awards.
Mmeber for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane MP said local school, Brentwood Secondary College, are actively reducing their environmental footprint and sharing these learnings beyond the school gate.
The ResourceSmart Schools Awards are Victoria’s largest sustainability awards program and are open to all Victorian government, independent and Catholic schools.
The Awards recognise schools across the state who are leading the way in minimising waste, saving energy and water, increasing biodiversity and tackling climate change.
“I’m very proud to congratulate the students, teachers and parents of Brentwood Secondary College,” Shaun Leane MP said.
“The 2019 ResoureSmart Schools Awards theme is ‘contributing to a better place’ and Brentwood Secondary College are certainly doing their bit.”
Venkata Kalva, from Brentwood Secondary College has been named as a finalist for Teacher of the Year (secondary)
Brentwood Secondary College has also been named as a finalist for Student Action Team of the Year.
The 2019 Award categories are:
- ResourceSmart School of the Year
- Teacher of the Year (Primary/ Secondary)
- Community Leadership School of the Year (Primary/ Secondary)
- Student Action Team of the Year (Primary/ Secondary)
- Curriculum Leadership School of the Year (Primary/ Secondary)
- Campus Infrastructure School of the Year
Winners for the categories will be announced at the awards ceremony on 13 June at the MCG in Melbourne.
ResourceSmart Schools is a free program offered by Sustainability Victoria that has engaged more than 1,300 schools across the state to collectively save over $24 million dollars and avoid creating more than 60,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases.
Visit www.sustainability.vic.gov.au/schoolsawards for information on the finalists.