Volunteer Spotlight: Keep Austin Beautiful's Jaime Rodriguez

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Volunteer Spotlight: Keep Austin Beautiful's Jaime Rodriguez

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Keep Austin Beautiful Volunteer Jaime Rodriguez

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 2:00pm

“Less talking and more doing,” are words of wisdom from Jaime Rodriguez. Many people may spend their entire lives trying to live by this motto. Yet, Jaime a senior at Lanier High School in Austin, Texas, not only subscribes to it, but puts it into practice.

Counting the ways he models being a Keep Austin Beautiful Green Teen at his school would be exhausting. While most kids his age are navigating being a teenager, Jaime was busy contributing over 75 hours to green-themed service projects and activities last year. This commitment is outside of the Green Teens after-school sessions he participates in weekly to learn about environmental issues and explore the outdoors.

For the great lengths Jaime has gone to involve the students, staff, and local community in the beautification and sustainability at Lanier High School, he has earned the title of 2016 Keep Austin Beautiful Award Winner in the Youth Achievement category. When achievements like Jaime’s go above and beyond, you must resort to a list to capture the impact.

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