Students Who Learn About Environment and Community Empowerment Awarded $500,000 in Lexus Eco Challenge

2013 - 2014 Lexus Eco Challenge Winner - Pinelands Regional High School Pinelands Regional High School developed a press to make flammable briquettes as an alternative to deforestation.

TORRANCE, Calif., / Feb. 25, 2014 – It’s a win, win situation! Communities become a better place, and students, teachers and schools have the chance to share $500,000 in scholarships and grants through the Lexus Eco Challenge. This year, the $30,000 Grand Prize winners are the Pinelands Eco Scienteers from Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, and the E.T. Electrical Team from Byron Center, Michigan. The Lexus Eco Challenge is an educational program and contest that inspires and empowers young people to learn about the environment and take action to improve…

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