The Kentucky Environmental Education Council will award $22,750 in grant funding to schools for service learning projects that focus on water quality or water conservation.
Students' work was on display last week at the Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools and Kentucky National Energy Education Development Project Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon at Frankfort Convention Center.
The Kentucky Environmental Education Council (KEEC) has been awarded a $91,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to train teachers about water-quality education and fund student water stewardship projects in the state through the Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools (KGHS) program. The grant will support teacher training in scientific concepts about water. It also will allow the KGHS program [...]
Students showed off their projects to improve the environment and conserve energy at the Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon in Frankfort.
More than 200 students recently showcased their environmental projects at the Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools (KGHS) and Kentucky National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project Youth Summit and Awards luncheon. “With all of our school districts facing budget cuts, every penny matters,” said First Lady Jane Beshear. “I am impressed at the initiative shown by so many students and teachers. [...]