Lemont Students Present Green Business Plans to Lawmakers in Washington DC

Project Infinite Green students presented their green business plans to STEM in Washington D.C. (Image courtesy of Catherine Greenspon.)

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) welcomed seventh-and eighth-grade students from Lemont to Washington today, congratulating them on the sustainable energy plans they presented to members of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Caucus as part of Project Infinite Green.

Project Infinite Green is a new afterschool program that brings together energy experts from government and the private sector to teach students about renewable energy and help them to develop plans for its increased use.

The students were accompanied by teachers, parents, and mentors, including representatives from Argonne National Laboratory, CITGO, and Exelon. Read more.

Posted May 22, 2012