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Congratulations to Rebecca West, cofounder of the Rego Park Green Alliance, for obtaining offers to study at New York City’s top public schools, Townsend Harris and Bronx High School of Science. Rebecca is currently in 8th grade at The Metropolitan Expeditionary School and has a 99 average. She advocates on behalf of the Alliance and works to make each project a success.She has worked on murals at NYC public schools and in the community, participated in a public service announcement at the request of the Mayor’s office, illustrated a children's book, advocated to Councilwoman Koslowitz to improve community safety, knocked on doors to get signatures for public support of safety issues, installed community gardens at churches and schools, and attended YMCA Earth Day events to promote green walls and her sustainable artwork. Rebecca West also mentored youth robotics teams for first robotics tournaments, competes in class 1 horseback riding events, runs track, and plays the piano and violin.
Rebecca has received awards for volunteering from Kohl’s and the Barnum and Bailey Circus. She has also participated in a press conference with Mayor Bloomberg on volunteering. We are proud to have her as part of the Rego Park Green Alliance and wish her continued success in all she does.
The Rego Park Green Alliance Family