Palmer Trinity School student Delaney Reynolds has been selected as a Youth Leadership Council Member at EarthEcho International, a nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by siblings Philippe and Alexandra Cousteau, who continue their family’s legacy of environmental education and conservation.
Palmetto Bay, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/22/2016 -- Delaney is one of fifteen appointed to the council and will be serving a two-year term. Council members range from 15-22 years old, and were selected from across the country. Delaney was encouraged to apply for the position by Leopoldo Llinas, a science teacher and director of environmental stewardship at Palmer Trinity School.
As a member of the EarthEco Youth Leadership Council, Delaney will: provide guidance for the organization's youth-facing programs and resources; advise partner organizations and other external groups on the development of youth strategies; represent the organization at events, conferences and trainings; and serve as an ambassador for EarthEcho programs by executing environmental service projects in her local community.
"It is quite an honor to have Delaney selected for such a prestigious endeavor. As one of the first students to participate in the Academy of Agents of Change at Palmer Trinity School, we take pride in witnessing her continued efforts to protect our environment and share this information with her peers," stated Patrick Roberts, Head of School at Palmer Trinity.
About Palmer Trinity School:
Palmer Trinity School—a coeducational, Episcopal day school—is dedicated to promoting academic excellence that integrates knowledge, compassion, global citizenship, and social responsibility. Providing a supportive environment, Palmer Trinity School serves students from a broad range of socio-economic, ethnic, and religious backgrounds in grades 6-12. For more information about the school, visit http://www.palmertrinity.org. To follow Palmer Trinity School on Facebook, click here.
About EarthEcho International
EarthEcho International's mission is to inspire young people worldwide to act now for a sustainable future. We are a nonprofit 501c3 organization founded in 2000 by siblings Philippe and Alexandra Cousteau in honor of their father Philippe Cousteau Sr., son of the legendary explorer Jacques Yves Cousteau. EarthEcho's 21st century tools and interactive resources equip youth to identify and solve environmental challenges starting in their own communities. For more information about EarthEcho International, visit www.earthecho.org. Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/earthecho,
Twitter: www.twitter.com/earthecho and Google+:www.google.com/+EarthEcho.