Green In Action Award WinnersCongratulations to all schools and youth groups who submitted their sustainability projects, lessons, or activities! A special congratulations to the Mendham Township Elementary School's 3rd Grade Green Team for being selected as the Green in Action winner this year!
As the winner, the Mendham Township Elementary School's 3rd Grade Green Team will receive $250 for their class and the teacher will be enrolled in GEF Institute's Sustainability Fellow Certificate.
Congratulations to this year's semi-finalist, Williamsburg Preparatory High School from Brooklyn, NY! As the semi-finalist, the Williamsburg Preparatory High School's Leaders for Sustainability (LFS) club will receive $100 for their school, 200 reusable shopping bags for the students and the teachers will receive "I Teach Green" t-shirts.
The work being done nationwide around sustainability is truly inspiring and makes an enormous impact. Projects are reviewed based on the impact on students and the community, outcomes, creativity, and sustainable nature.
Click the links to the right to view projects and pictures from some of the best 2013 Green in Action projects.
Runners-UpA special shout-out to our 2013 runners-up. Keep up the good work!
The teachers from the runners-up classes will be enrolled in GEF Institute's Sustainability Professional Certificate.
Bharat Mata E/M School in Bilaspur, India
USD 241 Wallace County Schools in Sharon Springs, Kansas
Fairhope Intermediate School in Fairhope, Alabama
Knez Sima Markovic Elementary School in Barajevo, Serbia
Fanny Finch Elementary School in McKinney, Texas