November 01, 2019
YOUNGSTERS celebrated yesterday after their efforts to improve the environment resulted in them winning awards. Adelaide Primary School and St Cecilia Catholic School were the overall winners of the Be A Hero Campaign. The school-based campaign aimed to change the mindset of young Bahamians about the environment and to instill in them pride for their surroundings. Environment Minister Romauld Ferreira said both schools demonstrated that they are true environmental heroes. “We launched the Be A Hero campaign last November searching for environmental heroes. Using an approach that was fun and light-hearted to deliver a serious message – that the environment is everyone’s personal responsibility and that responsibility begins when you are young,” he said.
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