LEEC eNews Bulletin: 2015-2016 Green Schools Grants Finalists

The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission is pleased to announce the finalists for its innaugural Green Schools Grants Program. 

The LEEC, in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE), offers Green Schools Grants to school administrators or fulltime classroom teachers in accredited public or non-public schools (Pre-K-12) in Louisiana for projects based on sound scientific principles that have a school sustainability focus and are designed to directly involve students in the learning process. The aim of this joint effort is to encourage Green Ribbon Schools initiatives in accredited Louisiana schools.

See finalists below.


Project Leader 

School/ Organization

Project Title


Claire Anderson

KIPP Central City Primary

Water Literacy Field Station


Regina Humphrey

Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School

The Good Soil


Joe Vaccaro

St. Martin’s Episcopal School

Water Literacy Outdoor Classroom


Michele Woods

Nesom Middle School

Recycling for Kids




To find out more about the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools initiative, visit http://www2.ed.gov/programs/green-ribbon-schools/eligibility.html.