Megan accepting the award of
At the banquet, I had the opportunity to stand next to my new friends in front of hundreds of supportive sponsors,
My passion for the environment began four years ago when a devastating rainfall flooded my home and my community. On April 16, 2012, I was invited to attend the White House Summit on Environmental Education where I was awarded the President’s Environmental Youth Award . Needless to say, the reason I received the award is much more important than the award itself. I have continued to bring awareness of the world’s water crisis through two environmental research projects and as United States Miss Teen Eco 2012 and Miss Teen Earth Pennsylvania 2012. In June, I report to the United States Naval Academy where I plan to study Ocean Engineering. I one day hope to impact our nation through addressing the world water crisis, a cause
Volunteering at the Kirkwood Community Forest, the other Scholars and I helped in the first stages of establishing a beautiful community center. While raking and refertilizing the soil, I admired the entire field of scholars who looked to be enjoying their experience as much as I was, a moment that truly meant a lot to me. It was at Kirkwood where, working side-by-side and discussing our ideas with one another, we became a team.
Each and every one of the four days I spent in Atlanta are ones I will never forget. Thank you to the
Megan Rosenberger, 2013