2020 Green Schools Awards

The Green Schools Recognition Program for Palm Beach and Martin County Schools  is excited to announce the winners of the 
2020 Green Schools Awards!

Please click on the links below to discover this year's recipients.
Congratulations to Class of 2020

Congratulations to all 134 Palm Beach and Martin County schools that earned Green Schools Recognition this year!  

To introduce this year's awards, FAU Pine Jog offers a special  Message to Green Schools
Judge's Choice Awards

Thank you to our community partners for sponsoring (and announcing!) the following awards. Please click on award names to view announcements:

Audubon Society of the Everglades - Habitat Improvement

Before It's Too Late - School Culture

City of West Palm Beach Office of Sustainability - WPB Green My School Award

Environmental Quality, Inc. - Student-led Initiatives

Florida Federation of Garden Clubs, District X - Habitat Improvement

Florida Power & Light -  Energy Conservation

FUNraising Dollars - Green Fundraising

Garden Club of Stuart - Gardening

Green Angel (Anonymous) - Best Green School Video, Elementary Level

Green Angel (Anonymous) - Best Green School Video, Secondary Level

Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc. - Rookie Green School Award

Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc. - Go Native Award

Loggerhead Marinelife Center - Blue Leader Award

Loxahatchee River District's River Center - Water Conservation

Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County - Best Vegetable Garden (1)

Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County - Best Vegetable Garden (2)

Oleander Garden Club of the Palm Beaches - Outstanding School Garden

School District of Palm Beach County Wellness Task Force - Health & Well-being

Sierra Club Loxahatchee Group - Foot & Pedal Power Award

Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County - Solid Waste Reduction, 1st Place

Individual Awards

Sponsored by the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County:

Green Facilities Staff Member of the Year - 1st Place

Green Food Service Staff Member of the Year - 1st Place


Sponsored by FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center:

2020 Green Student of the Year


2020 Green Teacher of the Year

Announcing Top Green Schools of 2020

Sponsored by FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center:

Top Green School of Excellence - 3rd Place


Congratulations to all awardees! 

Special Thanks

Thank you to our judges and award sponsors for your continued commitment to this program.

Special thanks as well to our collaborative partners, the School District of Palm Beach County and the Martin County School District, for all you do to foster green learning in our schools and communities. 

Finally, thank you to the students, educators, staff, parents, and community partners that are building a more resilient and sustainable future through your inspiring green school efforts!

Program Information

For more information about the Green Schools Recognition Program, please visit our website or contact Program Coordinator Lauren Butcher at lbutcher2013@fau.edu