Floridian of the Year 2019
Florida environmental science teacher Nikki Mosblech encourages students to practice her lessons in society
Test scores are one thing, says Nikki Mosblech, but her goal is to create good citizens. During the 2017-18 school year, her students collected 2,000 plastic trays from the cafeteria and hung them from an oak tree in the school’s courtyard to make a statement about waste. The school administration took notice and switched to biodegradable trays. “Our ultimate goal was the washable ones that we all used to use,” she says.
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