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Youth Energy Summit! student Danny Shoen, right, holds a small photovoltaic collector as part of his demonstration on solar power last week to students Josh Kinzler, from left, Taylor Skappel, Shayla Mead, Jeana Denton and Kaitlyn Lee. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Student energy team reaches out to eager younger learners at ACGC


ATWATER -- Shoppers in Atwater, Cosmos and Grove City are showing their school pride by saying "no'' to disposable plastic bags and carrying their own reusable bags sporting the ACGC Falcon and school colors.

The movement is in line with the school district adopting a wide range of energy conservation strategies in its buildings. The district trimmed electrical use by an estimated 5 percent this winter, saving hundreds of dollars a month.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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