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East Meadow Student Becomes Educator at Children's Museum

Melissa Gross of East Meadow was chosen to participate in the Long Island Children's Museum's Green Teens program.

Melissa Gross, a student at will spend her summer teaching environmental education programs at the Long Island Children's Museum.

Gross was chosen to participate in the museum's Green Teens program for the second year in a row.

Green Teens is an eight-week program in which 10 students from neighboring high schools teach interactive nature and environmental education programs to museum visitors.

The program, which is funded by a grant from National Grid, "utilizes the service learning model combining meaningful community service with a deeper level of instruction to produce an enriched learning experience for the teens."

kristin pappas August 07, 2012 at 04:44 PM
Melissa Gross was always a warm, compassionate student. She had a love of learning, and this program, Green Teens, will be credited because of her leadership and knowledge! Love you, Melissa and am very proud of you!!!
Dgelberg@dngplacement.com August 08, 2012 at 12:54 PM
As a parent, educator and president of a recruitment firm I have had the privilege and pleasure of watching Melissa grow into a lovely and talented young lady. More than just book smart she is authentically polite and is gaining great poise; all of which will only promote her academic and professional journeys. Something to look forward to, and bank on, will be Melissa's future wonderful accomplishments. Deborah Gelberg, President DNG Placement Services, Inc.

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