Green-minded students from Harlesden secondary school awarded for tackling climate change
- Credit: Archant
Pupils from Newman Catholic College honoured for their enviromentally-friendly ideas
Prizes have been handed out to green minded students commemorating their efforts on tackling climate change this afternoon.
The students, who all attend Newman Catholic College, in Harlesden, were honoured during a special conference aimed at raising awareness of climate change.
The conference, which was open to around 200 Brent students from secondary school and further education, included film, panel discussions and workshops all aimed at raising awareness of the issue while prizes were also handed out to the winners of a competition.
The winners, who are year 7 and 8 students at the school in Harlesden Road, were rewarded for their innovative ideas in how to tackle and address issues of climate change.
You may also want to watch:
Suraj Velani along with Antonino Cafiero-Regueira and Joshua Herskovitz-Wong submitted two entries to the competition, a bilingual PowerPoint presentation on climate change and a model of the planet earth.
The trio were handed certificates by guests, Cllr Muhammed Butt, leader of Brent Council and Cllr Michael Adeyeye, Mayor of Brent.
- 1 Residents anger as fourth gambling casino approved in Willesden street
- 2 Brent gang members convicted of shooting a man in Enfield
- 3 Tokyo Olympics: Brondesbury Park pupils wish swimmer Tom Dean luck
- 4 Petition against LTNs in Cricklewood exceeds 1,000 signatures
- 5 Traffic disruptions in Brent from July 26 to August 1
- 6 Fury as Brent's planning committees approves 'another high-rise' hotel in Wembley
- 7 Brent motorists hit with 2,633 blue badge penalty notices in 2020
- 8 Brent MP order out of Commons after accusing Prime Minister of lying 'over and over again'
- 9 Wembley: Fan robbed of watch after Euro 2020 final
- 10 Kilburn residents forced to flee homes after flash floods
The conference was jointly organised by Brent Council, Brent Campaign Against Climate Change and the College of North West London.