Project Green Schools honors and recognizes Outstanding Energy, Environmental & STEAM Education efforts led in our Schools & Communities through our Annual Green Difference Awards.
We honor Green Difference Makers made up of Principals, Teachers, Advisors, Students, Citizens, Schools, School Groups/Clubs, and our Sponsors nationally and internationally at our annual event.
Applications for our 2023 Green Difference Awards are now closed.
Awards are given out this year in the following areas of Outstanding Green/Sustainable Practices in:
- Climate Education and Action
- Food and Agriculture
- Green and Healthy Schools
- Land, Air, Natural World
- Outdoor Learning and Exploration
- STEM and the Future of Sustainability
- Water Conservation
- Waste Management
We also present a Lifetime Achievement Award to a hero who has dedicated his/her/their life to Green Education.
Additionally, Green Schools Society Students are honored and celebrated through this annual recognition program.
Do you have students who should be recognized? Learn more here. Applications for National and International Green Schools Society Awards and Recognition is open!
congratulations to our 2023 honorees!
- 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)
- 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
- BeeBot Team – Van Nuys Senior High (CA)
- David King – Prairie Hills Resource Conservation and Development Inc. & Prairie Land Conservancy
- Sarah Slater-Sosa – WMRHS, SAU36, SOSS (NH)
- Maanit Goel – Eastlake High School (WA)
- Rachel Mahalaris -Cumberland High School/Helping Hands (RI)
- Mary Daly, Treasurer – Project Green Schools
- Old Colony YMCA – Plymouth Branch (MA)
- Maggie Doyne and Top Bahadur Malla – Kopila Valley School (Nepal)
- Eylül İlhan – Adapazarı ENKA High School (Türkiye)
- Shubhada Deshmukh – Sahyadri National School (India)
- Mannat Kaur – Delhi Public School (India)
- Dhanam Sivalingam – PSGR Krishnammal Nursery and Primary School (India)
- 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)