CEC Awards Environmental Scholarships to Burlingame Students

On May 20 the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame (CEC) awarded scholarships to Burlingame High School (BHS) students for the fourth consecutive year. CEC gave a $2,000 scholarship to Orla Lynagh-Shannon, who was an active, athletic, straight-A student at Saint Ignatius College Prep High School until she suffered a traumatic brain injury during a traffic…

San Mateo County Sustainability Academy

The Sustainability Academy is a no-cost education and outreach program designed to raise awareness around sustainability and empower San Mateo County community members with the knowledge and skills to promote sustainability. Current Offerings. “Outstanding course to help families learn the process and implementation of backyard composting. Fun, educational and interactive sessions to help you be…

CEC Receives Sustainability Award

State Senator Jerry Hill presented a Sustainability Award to the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame (CEC) at Sustainable San Mateo County’s 20th annual Awards Dinner on April 4. He recognized CEC members for their grassroots work since 2009 in influencing city government and building environmental awareness through free public programs, student internships and other activities.…

Donor Spotlight: Sterling Franklin

CEC is indebted to Trustee Sterling Franklin of the Morris S. Smith Foundation for funding CEC’s annual scholarships to Burlingame High School students for two years and underwriting the Student Environmental Internships we offered for the first time this year to high school students who live or attend school in Burlingame. Eight high school interns…