Have you completed an investigation and are ready to celebrate your student’s hard work?
Once your Green Team has completed a project (or more), it's time to celebrate and get recognized for your hard work. Let’s recognize your students and the great job they have done to help make their school and curriculum greener and more sustainable. There are a few ways to get the recognition you deserve as a Kentucky Green Schools.
Apply below to be recognized for your Green Team's accomplishments. Take a look at the different levels of recognition to see which one you should apply for. All levels will be recognized on the KGS website. Select teams will be invited to the KAEE Outdoor Learning Symposium for a showcase in early June. We can’t wait to celebrate with you and encourage others to make a difference too!
KGS Levels of Recognition
Complete five projects and your school will receive plates to add to your award plaque, and a KGS flag presented on-site.
Complete two to four projects and your school will receive a plaque with gold plates for each completed.
Complete one project and your school will receive a silver door plate to be recognized as a KGS.
Green Ribbon Schools
The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools program honors schools that are exemplary in three pillars:
Reducing environmental impact and cost
Improving the health and wellness of students and staff, and
Providing effective environmental and sustainability education, which incorporates STEM, civic skills and green career pathways.