Students, schools honored for environmental health at summit

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Students and teachers from across the state were recognized Wednesday at the Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools (KGHS) and Kentucky National Energy Education Development (KY NEED) Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon.

Eight schools received KGHS awards for initiatives that save the school money, reduce environmental impact, cut down on energy consumption, and improve student health.  Pikeville High School and West Hardin Middle School received Model Kentucky Green and Healthy School (MKGHS) status, the highest level in the program.

Four schools received KGHS status, the second-highest ranking: Kit Carson Elementary School of Madison Co., Morton Middle School of Fayette Co., and Portland Elementary School and Virginia Chance School of Jefferson Co.

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