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Congratulations to Our May Changemakers of the Month Andrew, Mac and Nikki
Congratulations to 7th graders Andrew Dalton and Mac Jones along with their 6th-grade teacher Nikki Ferringo who have been chosen by our readers as the Your Mark on the World Changemakers of the Month for May.
Andrew and Mac, inspired by a student project led by their 6th-grade teacher Ms. Nikki Ferringo, created a nonprofit organization called Plastic-Free Town to rid the world of disposable plastics one town at a time, starting in their hometown of Highland Park, New Jersey.
Nikki Ferringo, Andrew Dalton and Mac Jones
They have already marked success by getting the school district to switch from plastic to biodegradable cutlery in school lunchrooms. They have also been advocating for and getting restaurants to commit to making plastic straws available only upon request.
As the Changemaker of the Month, they will receive 10 annual passes to GoodCrowd.school and an autographed copy of Your Mark on the World, together worth more than $2,500. He will also be eligible for our Changemaker of the Year voting in December, which will include a cash prize.
Watch the interview with Andrew, Mac and Nikkie below.
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