Six A Level Graphics students from Ringmer Community College and Sixth Form rose to the challenge given to them by Transition Town Lewes (TTL) when they were asked to design a poster for the book The Burning Question.
Co-author of the book Duncan Clark viewed all six entries and chose the design by Harry Hartwell to be the most poignant.
Graphics teacher Dan Weaver said: “This was a fantastic project for our students giving them the opportunity to work on a real life project with real timescales and design guidelines. The college is known nationally for its work on sustainability so this project ticked all the boxes for us.”
The book argues that to avoid further climate damage, we must leave most fossil fuels in the ground. TTL Lewes said an international agreement was needed early in 2015, so it was important to raise awareness and make this an issue now.
Lynda Durrant, a professional graphic designer, and member of TTL, presented the prizes. Each student received a signed copy of the book and a letter acknowledging their contribution. The other prize-winners were Fraser Barnes, Nathan Blake, Lukas Hobden, Lydia McKay and Jacob Harper.