Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Nominations For President’s K-12 Environmental Youth Award Now Being Accepted By EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is now accepting nominations for the
President’s Environmental Youth Award.  The deadline for nominations is February 18.

Your student's project could be an award winner! 

The President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship projects developed by K-12 youth. 

The PEYA program promotes awareness of our nation's natural resources and encourages positive community involvement. 

Encourage your students with an existing environmental stewardship project or an idea for a project to apply so that their achievements can be further recognized. 

Applicants from all 50 states as well as U.S. territories are eligible to compete for a national Presidential award.

Click Here for all the details.

PA Winners

In 2017, Ardmore, Delaware County brothers Devin and Roldan Kramer won the President’s Environmental Youth Award for grade levels K-5 for their work to save frogs and toads.

In 2016, the Park Forest Elementary School Zero Waste Team in the State College Area School District and Rohan Chalasani, a junior at Fox Chapel High School in Pittsburgh also won the President’s Environmental Youth Award.

In 2014, May Want from Bucks County was recognized for the experiments she conducted about removing a common contaminant from drinking water.

(Photo: Park Forest Zero Waste Team.)

Related Article:

-- EPA Accepting Nominations For Presidential Innovation Award For Environmental Educators

[Posted: December 14, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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