The U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognizes schools where staff, students, officials and communities have come together to produce energy efficient, sustainable and healthy school environments and to ensure the sustainability and environmental literacy of graduates.
The 2012-2013 Green Ribbon Schools competition recognizes and honors schools that are exemplary in reducing environmental impact and costs, 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.
2012-2013 Winner: Kenston High School - Kenston Local - Geauga County
2011-2012 Winners' applications
Partnership for Ohio Green Ribbon Schools pilot program includes:
Brenda Metcalf, Executive Director
Environmental Education Council of Ohio