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CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA — By successful Chatham College’s Rachel Carson Wholesome Planet Award, Seneca Valley senior Gretchen Kellar has been supplied a $5,000 annual renewable college scholarship. She additionally will obtain a certificates of accomplishment and a particular version of Carson’s seminal work, “Silent Spring.”

The Carson Award honors Chatham alumna and well-known environmentalist Rachel Carson, who graduated from the college in 1929. It is introduced to 1 pupil from every highschool throughout the nation who’s dedicated to bettering the atmosphere and their group by sustainability.

Kellar was nominated for the award final college yr by her biology trainer, Dana Hadley.

“Gretchen got here to thoughts when enthusiastic about a deserving nominee for this award as a result of she has a ardour for biology and wildlife and is an instance of an individual with a novel perspective on the atmosphere,” Hadley stated in a district information launch.

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