EdWatch: St. Andrew's nationally honored for going green

By Amy Cherry 10:53am, May 9, 2013 - Updated 11:30am, May 9, 2013
WDEL's Amy Cherry has the story in this week's WDEL Delaware EducationWatch.
A Middletown private school is the only school in Delaware to get a U.S. Green Ribbon.

WDEL's Amy Cherry has more in this week's WDEL Delaware EducationWatch.

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St. Andrew's School in Middletown is named of the greenest schools in the country.

Diana Burk is the school's director of sustainability--a position many schools in the state don't even have, tells WDEL about their green energy efforts.

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Some of the food students eat is also grown right there on campus--in the organic garden.

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The school also has a brand new, gold-LEED certified athletic center.

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That's Alexandra Porrazzo, an Environmental Steward on campus, who says the picturesque historic campus is also looking at adding solar panels to some older buildings.

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She says winning a U.S. Green Ribbon is a great honor, but the effort to go green never ends.

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