Our youths are the future!! Today Hol Chan Marine Reserve hosted its Reeffest Environmental Innovation Challenge. Students identified an environmental problem and proposed a solution to a panel of judges. First place ($1000 & Hol Chan merch) was awarded to Team 4x Smart: Damaris Pech, Stacy Campos and their other two team members with their project on Solid & liquid waste in Belizean Waters. Second Place ($700 & Hol Chan merch) was awarded to Team Sea Turtles: Annelyse Perdue, Krystal Navarrette, Karen Perez and Gillian Gonzalez with their project on Recycling plastics into clothing. We would like to thank our Judges: Mrs. Amanda Burgos, Principal of Ambergris Caye Elementary School, Mr. Roberto Canul, Tour Operator of Ambergris Divers and Ms. Brittney Garbutt, Marine biologist of Hol Chan Marine Reserve. Special thanks to Mr. Erik Santizo Biology & Integrated Science teacher of San Pedro Highschool for preparing the Teams. Today the girls Rock!

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