Gators for Environmental Community Outreach (GECO)
2017 Involvement Award Winner, Outstanding New Student Organization
Featured Member: Katie Thorp
“Through our pillars of Action, Education, and Adventure,
we seek to inspire others, regardless of major, to take an interest in
Katie Thorp is president of Gators for Environmental
Community Outreach (GECO). GECO is a unique organization that's not
only an educational club, but also social and service-oriented.
first became interested in environmental studies in middle school when she
attended an environmental science summer camp at Florida Gulf Coast University. Through GECO, their
Environmental Education Committee works to educate grade school students on
sustainability and environmentalism.