KGHS Summit and Awards Process


Students from Lloyd Memorial High School receive awards at the Summit (photo by Lanny Brannock)

 

Each year in May, participating schools are invited to attend the KGHS and Kentucky NEED Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon. This event offers students the opportunity to display their work in KGHS, network with other students from across the state, share green and healthy ideas, and also be recognized for their work at their schools. is held in conjunction with the KY NEED is held in conjunction with the Kentucky NEED Project, which focuses on energy education. 
 

KGHS Awards Process (Updated in 2017)

As schools complete projects in each of the KGHS categories, they receive awards. Below is an explanation of KGHS program status, requirements, and awards. 
 

Kentucky Green and Healthy School

  • Submit Pledge Form
  • Complete the Teacher Project Form
Award: Plaque
 
Ongoing
  • Complete the Student Project Form for a category

Award: Category plate 

 

Model Kentucky Green and Healthy School

  • All KGHS categories completed
Award: Flag and year plate
 
Ongoing
  • Each year, complete a new project in any category

Award: Year plate 

2018 Summit Information 
 
THE SUMMIT HAS MOVED TO LEXINGTON!
 
The 2018 Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools and Kentucky NEED Project Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon will be held on April 26 at the Lexington Convention Center.
 
The deadline to complete projects and submit project forms is March 30.
 
The deadline to submit the registration form is April 16.
 
KGHS schools can attend even if they have not completed a project during the school year.
 
If you have any questions about the Summit, please contact KEEC at KGHS@ky.gov​.