Bay Student of the Year

The Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club was awarded Save The Bay's 2018 Students of the Year Award for their work removing plastic utensils in favor of metal ones in their school cafeteria.

Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club, 2018 Students of the Year

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Led by Meg O’Brien, the Mt. Hope High School Environmental Club exemplifies leadership in student initiative and inspiration. This school year, through passionate persistence and a well-presented cost analysis, the club was able to persuade the Bristol Town Council to, by unanimous vote, cease use of plastic utensils in favor of metal utensils in the school cafeteria.

Joel Blanco was named Save The Bay's Bay Student of the Year in 2017 for his enthusiasm for the local environment, and his willingness to get over his fears and eventually learn to love the wildlife of the Bay.

Joel Blanco, 2017 Bay Student of the Year

Saturday, July 1, 2017

The evolution in his learning style and love of nature and the marine environment has been a joy for the education staff to help foster over the years. When asked what he wants to be later in life, Blanco says “a marine biologist with Save The Bay.”

Daniel Cryan, 2015 Bay Student of the Year

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Daniel Cryan is a former Bay Camper and former Counselor in Training. Daniel has an overwhelming enthusiasm for the environment and Narragansett Bay. He took on a project as a camper to make a guide of marine life in Rhode Island. This guide is comprised of species he has viewed in their natural habitat and creating a comprehensive guide to help educate others.

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.