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The Center for Green Schools staff at USGBC are fortunate to hear of many inspiring stories across the country, and Amory Fischer 's is one we wanted to share. Fischer recently began a career in the solar industry after leading his former high school through a long journey to put solar PV on its roof. As we work to empower young people to lead our world toward sustainability, his path shows what's possible when a student is inspired to make a difference at school. Jobs in Virginia’s solar industry grew by 65 percent last year, mine included. However, my interest in solar began well before I received my first private sector paycheck, when I was a student activist brainstorming around an Albemarle High School cafeteria table. Albemarle High and five other Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) installed a total of 1.1 megawatts in 2016. This was the result of a campaign I la...

Full article: https://www.usgbc.org/articles/student-leader-solar-caree...

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