WPI Students Recognized at Worcester City Council Meeting for City Cleanup Efforts

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Worcester, Mass. -- Students Jeff Bayko, a senior mechanical engineering major from Newbury, Mass., and Christine Biscotti, a sophomore chemical engineering major from Glastonbury, Conn., represented WPI at a recent Worcester City Council meeting. They and representatives of the other colleges in Worcester received recognition for their city-wide cleanup efforts from Mayor Raymond Mariano and the City Council. The Colleges of Worcester Consortium cleanup, conducted on April 10, involved more than 700 college students and collected 30 tons of refuse. WPI Student Life was in charge of organizing the efforts this year. The responsibility rotates among the different colleges.