SAVE group announces 2020 Environmental Scholarship winner

SAUGUS — SAVE (Saugus Action Volunteers for the Environment) awarded its  2020 SAVE Environmental Scholarship to Sophia Ponte, who is graduating from North Shore Agricultural and Technical School.

Ponte will be pursuing a marine engineering major at Massachusetts Maritime Academy with an emphasis in the fields of sea environment protection, pollution decrease and waste management, and future ocean sustainability. Her goal is to help develop new marine technologies to reduce environmental impacts, to reduce the environmental footprint on the oceans, and to find more environmentally efficient ways to solve existing and future problems affecting the oceans.

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