Congratulations to our 2023 Green Difference Awards Honorees

National Awards

Green and Healthy Schools

  • George L. Catrambone Student Green Team – George L. Catrambone School (NJ)
  • Erin Kim – Reedy High School (TX)
  • Dani Mendell – North Oconee High School (GA)
  • Anushka Godambe – Westlake High School (TX)
 

Climate Education and Action

  • BCK Programs Family – BCK Programs (CA)
  • Aiden Brown – Manchester-Essex Regional High School (MA)
  • Laura Karlen – Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (NY)
  • Nimo Patel – Empty Hands Music
 

Food & Agriculture

  • BeeBot Team – Van Nuys Senior High (CA)
 

Outdoor Learning & Exploration

  • David King – Prairie Hills Resource Conservation and Development Inc. & Prairie Land Conservancy
  • Sarah Slater-Sosa – WMRHS, SAU36, SOSS (NH)
 

STEM and the Future of Sustainability

  • Maanit Goel – Eastlake High School (WA)
 

Waste Management

  • Rachel Mahalaris -Cumberland High School/Helping Hands (RI)
 

Board Award

  • Mary Daly, Treasurer – Project Green Schools
 

Textile Recycling Award – Sponsored by Planet Aid

  • Old Colony YMCA – Plymouth Branch (MA)
 

International Awards

Green and Healthy Schools

  • Maggie Doyne and Top Bahadur Malla – Kopila Valley School (Nepal)
 

Land, Air, Natural World

  • Eylül İlhan – Adapazarı ENKA High School (Türkiye)
  • Shubhada Deshmukh – Sahyadri National School (India)
 

Water Conservation

  • Mannat Kaur – Delhi Public School (India)
 

Most Comprehensive Green School

  • Dhanam Sivalingam – PSGR Krishnammal Nursery and Primary School (India)

HONORABLE MENTIONS

2023 Outdoor Classroom Challenge Finalists

  • Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District in partnership w/Portsmouth Middle School (RI)
  • German International School New York (NY)
  • Ola Edwards Community School (NJ)
  • Upper Dublin High School (PA)
  • Wolcott College Prep (IL)