Congratulations to the West Central YES! teams for yet another amazing year of hardworking students completing complex projects. This year’s West Central Regional Judging took place at Dahmes Stainless Inc. in New London, MN where 4 judges from the community came together to assess eight of the eleven West Central YES! teams’ accomplishments.
1st Place Award Recipient – Sartell YES! Team
- Outstanding work in all the following categories: goal setting & teamwork, community engagement, and ecological impact.
2nd Place Award Recipient (tie) – Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City YES! Team
- Outstanding work the team put into their projects, how the team continued the YES! program this year without the initial support of the school, how such a small group can accomplish so much and how passionate the students are about their work.
2nd Place Award Recipient (tie) – ROCORI YES! Team
- Outstanding work keeping around 296,668 lbs of waste/recycling out of the landfill, dedication to projects, and passion about helping the environment and learning leadership skills.
WOW Award Recipient – New London Spicer High YES! Team
- Outstanding Projects: out of the box thinking (Aquatic Invasive Species documenting and Climate Convening)
- New team this year!
On behalf of YES! staff, we would like to yet again thank you all for your hard work in making a better planet for our future.