FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/29/13) – The Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools (KGHS) program and the Kentucky National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project are hosting the 6th annual Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon on June 5 in Frankfort. The event will recognize students and their outstanding accomplishments in promoting school health and environmental sustainability.
West Hardin Middle School in Hardin County will be awarded Model Kentucky Green and Healthy School status, the highest level in the program. It is only the third school in the Commonwealth to receive this honor. Pikeville Junior and High School in Pike County will be awarded Kentucky Green and Healthy School status, the eighth school in Kentucky to do so. Kelly Scott, of Pikeville, will receive the KGHS Teacher of the Year Award for her efforts during the 2012-2013 school year.
In all, 17 schools will receive 22 KGHS awards. Additional students and schools will be recognized for their efforts through the NEED Project.
Information provided by Kim Brannock
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