John Eager Howard Students & Staff Honored at RHIC Annual Meeting

John Eager Howard School (JEH) took significant steps during the 2010-2011 school year toward achieving Maryland Green School status. Students and staff were honored for their work at the Reservoir Hill Improvement Council (RHIC) 2011 Annual Meeting.

170 people celebrated a year of great progress in Reservoir Hill.

Children and parents look over the Go green T-Shirt Contest table staffed by JEH teacher, Katrina Petzel.

Principle Tamara Hanson and teacher Katrina Petzel presented the awards from Reservoir H ill Improvement to young people who had exhibited exceptional responsibility in school and community environmental projects.

City Food Policy Office Program Coordinator, Jamie Nash (far right) and Elisa Lane (far left), Whitelock Community Farm Manager, present Shydi Griffin awards honoring the selection of his artwork by the Healthy Food in Motion campaign as the winning artwork for display on the outside of city buses promoting healthy eating. The awards included a bag of produce from the Whitelock Community Farm.

RHIC also honored Principle Tamara Hanson (center) and teacher Katrina Petzel (left) for the leadership in implementing an environmental curriculum atJohnEagerHowardSchool. The awards were presented by Alice Kennedy (right) of the Baltimore Neighborhoods Energy Challenge.