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The Bridge-Building Award presented by Sierra Student Coalition

Mal Atherton Award for Climate Advocate of the Year presented by Hoosier Environmental Council

2022 Presidential Environmental Youth Award (Region 5, 6-12) presented by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Press Features

Nov 29, 2023: Students advocates discuss contacting legislators


Mar 6, 2023: Youth involvement in environmental protection


Feb 27, 2023: Youth-driven bill to create Indiana climate change task force dies in Senate — again


Feb 20, 2023: Indiana lawmakers sidestep climate solutions conversation yet again


Feb 1, 2023: Youth climate activists - once again - urge the Indiana legislature to study climate solutions

Feb 1, 2023: High-school student activists push for environmental change


Sep 20, 2022: Indiana students receive national recognition for climate activism


July 7, 2022: EPA Recognizes West Lafayette Students with 2022 President’s Environmental Award

Feb 3, 2022: West Lafayette students fought for climate legislation. It never got a hearing (WBAA) 


Feb 3, 2022: Opinion: The Indiana Legislature's False Climate Solutions (Indiana Environmental Reporter) 


Jan 29, 2022: Viewpoint: Indiana legislators: Follow lead of forward-thinking teens on climate change (South Bend Tribune) 


Jan 28, 2022: Teen activist balances homework with climate-action lobbying (The Statehouse File)


Jan 24, 2022: ‘Fighting for my future’: Teenage climate activism takes off (E&E News) 


Jan 24, 2022: Indiana students demand action on climate change. Lawmakers respond with hard 'no.' (IndyStar)


Jan 18, 2022: Local students strike for climate change awareness at Indiana Statehouse (WLFI)


Jan 12, 2022: Senator Ron Alting files climate legislation for youth organization ahead of Jan. 18 Climate Action Event (WBIW)


Nov 10, 2021: Senior Jonathan Siskind inspires peers with speech (Indiana Environmental Reporter)

Sep 27, 2021: Student-led climate group pens legislation, urges lawmakers to take action on crisis (WTHR)


Sep 26, 2021: WL Students Strike, March And Rally For Statewide Climate Legislation (WLFI)


Sep 25, 2021: Student Group Holds Climate March And Announces Legislation To Confront Climate Crisis (Indiana Public Media) 


Sep 24, 2021: How a Student “Climate Strike” Could Lead to Changes in Indiana Law (WIBC)


Sep 24, 2021: Sen. Alting, students confront climate change by drafting legislation together (J&C)


Sep 13, 2021: A Summer of Activism (Indiana Environmental Reporter)


Sep 11, 2021: WL High Schoolers Pushing For Statewide Climate Bill (WLFI)


Aug 24, 2021: The Secret Behind the Success of These Climate Activists (Indiana Environmental Reporter)


Aug 17, 2021: Youth Activists To Craft Climate Legislation With State Senator (Indiana Public Media)


Aug 11, 2021: Indiana students push for climate action through summer (WBIW)


July 28, 2021: Youth Activists Meet With Senator Alting In Effort To Have Climate Crisis Declared State Emergency (WBAA)


May 5, 2021: Declaring A Statewide Climate Emergency (Indiana Environmental Reporter) 


Apr 26, 2021: Indiana Youth Move Mountains (Indiana Environmental Reporter) 


March 16, 2021: Meeting at the Statehouse (Indiana Environmental Reporter) 


Feb 24, 2021: An Interview With Young Leaders Around The State (Indiana Environmental Reporter) 

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