The Keep Texas Beautiful Leadership Award is the most prestigious award Keep Texas Beautiful presents, this once in a lifetime distinction is awarded to an individual who has provided outstanding leadership in the areas of improving and enhancing the environment of their community, the state of Texas and beyond.
- Bobby Evans, Fort Worth
The O.P. Schnabel Senior Citizen Award recognizes senior citizens (age 55+) who demonstrate positive, dynamic and selfless public-spirited leadership in enhancing their local community environment during their lifetime. Learn about O.P. Schnabel.
- Nelva Urick, Alvin
Volunteer of the Year recognizes individuals who support the mission of KTB through extraordinary efforts and contribute to the betterment of their community.
- Frank May, Bastrop
The Ebby Halliday & Maurice Acers Business/Industry Award recognizes businesses with sound environmental principles supporting the KTB mission. Learn about Ebby Halliday and Maurice Acers.
- Innovation - Verizon, Irving
- Locally Owned - Road Masters IG, LLC, Vinton
- State/National - Finisar, Allen
- Regional Project - Rivers, Lakes, Bays ‘N Bayous Trash Bash, Houston
- Local Project - Diboll Civic Club, Diboll
- Program - Fort Hood Recycle, Fort Hood
- City (Population under 40,000) - City of Murphy
- City (Population over 40,000) - City of Plano – Live Green in Plano
- Military - Fort Hood DPW Environmental
The Media Award recognizes the public awareness and education efforts of media in supporting environmental issues in the following categories:
- Electronic - City of Waco Municipal Information
- Print (Daily) - The Baytown Sun
- Print (Weekly) - Fort Hood Sentinel & DPW Environmental
For the full list of winners, please click here.