Groundswell students showcase projects

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Area high school students will showcase their efforts to protect the Grand River watershed and the Great Lakes during the Fifth Annual Groundswell Student Showcase May 14.

Groundswell, housed at Grand Valley State University, creates opportunities for hands-on environmental learning for students throughout Kent County. Student projects will be displayed on the big screen and in the Beacon Lobby at Celebration! Cinema North in Grand Rapids.

School districts represented include Forest Hills Public Schools, Grand Rapids Public Schools, Kent City Community Schools, Kentwood Public Schools, Rockford Public Schools and Sparta Area Schools.

Groundswell Student Showcase
Wednesday, May 14
6 p.m. Theater Presentations
7-8 p.m. Table Exhibits
Celebration! Cinema North at East Beltline & Knapp

RSVP at www.groundswellmi.org or by contacting Colleen Bourque, Groundswell coordinator, at (616) 331-6804.

Groundswell, a coalition of community partners, is a hub of the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative and is committed to enhancing student learning while empowering students to develop solutions to environmental problems in their communities. Groundswell offers teacher professional development in place-based education and academic service learning. It is housed at the Grand Valley State University College of Education.