Trees for Trib project garners school district special honor

From left, Eric Seipp, high school principal; Steve Cabello, middle school principal; Philip D’Angelo, superintendent of schools; Colette Alonge-Watz, high school chemistry teacher and Environmental Club advisor; Mike Herzog, Wappinger Creek Watershed Intermunicipal Council chair; and Sean Carroll, Cornell Cooperative Extension environmental educator, commemorated the Environmental Club’s efforts to get trees planted below the middle school in 2015. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

WASHINGTON —  The Millbrook High School Environmental Club received a certificate from the Wappinger Creek Watershed Council and from Cornell Extension Environmental Education in appreciation of trees that were planted on the hill below the middle school in May, 2015.

Mike Herzog, council chair of the Wappinger Creek project, and Sean Carroll, from Cornell Cooperative Extension, were the presenters at a ceremony on Friday, Oct. 12, held in the middle school library.

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