'I'm Not Going to Stop': Schoolgirl Conservationist Inspires Passionate Debate
"We are the generation that will be active," Miss Skarparis said. "This youth and this generation are so serious about caring for our common home ... I am not going to stop."
The Year 10 student from Sydney's Monte Sant'Angelo Mercy College secured the Australian Geographic Society award - presented on Friday night [26 October]- for her bag-the-ban petition that topped 12,000 signatures. That tally was enough to force a debate on Thursday in State Parliament….’
Source: Sydney Morning Herald.
Messages to: Sophia Skarparis