Mapping the Way to a Greener Future: Year 7 Student Wins Young Geographer of the Year 2023!

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This prestigious competition, run by the Royal Geographical Society, tasked students to create a blueprint for a sustainable future. Judges sought innovative solutions to real-world issues like food production, energy reliance, and environmental management. The competition challenged students and ignited their minds in a quest for a greener tomorrow.

Professor Joe Smith, Director of the Royal Geographical Society, who had the honour of presenting the awards, shared his optimism for the future, stating, "The blueprints submitted give me hope that the next generation of geographers are well equipped with the skills and understanding to drive forward the changes needed to ensure a sustainable future.

Gene's achievement reflects the exceptional talent nurtured within our school walls. Her passion for geography is inspirational both to her peers and teachers. Her victory reminds us that even the youngest minds can hold the key to solving some of the planet's most pressing challenges.

Beyond the award, her achievement is a beacon of hope and a call to action. It compels us all to actively engage in shaping a greener tomorrow, using our creativity and knowledge to build a world that is not only sustainable - but thriving.


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