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NHS students honored for documentary

April 17, 2014

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) came to Narragansett High School Wednesday to present three students with Climate Hero Awards for their documentary on climate change and sea level rise. Whitehouse presented awards to Kelly Gershkoff, Janelle Schartner and Audrey Whalen for their documentary “Journey to Slow Sea Level Rise,” which earned an honorable mention in C-SPAN’s 2014 StudentCam Competition.

NARRAGANSETT – U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse visited Narragansett High School Wednesday to present Climate Hero Awards to three students.

Kelly Gershkoff, Janelle Schartner and Audrey Whalen received the award for their nationally recognized documentary on climate change and sea level rise entitled, “Journey to Slow Sea Level Rise.” The documentary received an honorable mention in C-SPAN’s 2014 StudentCam Competition. The national competition prompted middle school and high school students around the country to make a film that answers, “What’s the most important issue U.S. Congress should consider in 2014?”

For the rest of this story and more local news, pick up a copy of the Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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