Students from multiple schools during the Awards Luncheon at the Summit (photo by Elizabeth McNulty)
Each year in April, 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
- 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
- Each year, complete a new project in any category
Award: Year plate