Environmentors is a collaboration among volunteer science and environmental professionals, schools, government agencies, community organizations, foundations and businesses, to prepare high school students for college and careers in science and environmental professions. During the Annual EnvironMentors Poster Session at NC State, four high school students presented their research.
Environmentors Poster Session Winners:
- 1st Place: Anika Palekar (mentor Dr. Bethany Cutts and Daniel Lawson in PRTM) “The Effect of Friendships and Parental Relationships on Climate Change Perceptions”
- 2nd Place: Ashleigh Henry (mentor Mr. John Dorney of Moffatt and Nichol) “The Effects of Stream Water Quality and Landscape Characteristics on Aquatic Insects in the Sandhills, Northern Outer Piedmont and Triassic Ecoregions in NC”
- 3rd Place: Miles Parker (mentor Ms. Alex White in FB) “The Sustainability of Bamboo”
- 1st Runner up: Myles Dillard (mentor Dr. Zakiya Leggett in FER) “Evaluating Environmental Literacy and Opinions on the Environment”