Keep Texas Beautiful Awards



We are excited to announce the winners of the 2017 Keep Texas Beautiful Awards. Congratulations to our winners!


Keep Texas Beautiful Awards
Honorees


KTB Leadership Award
Dianne Wassenich, San Marcos

O.P. Schnabel Senior Citizen Award
Delores Fenwick, Pearland

Volunteer of the Year Award
Marilyn Lawson, Flower Mound

Ed Davis Litter Law Enforcement

Robert Polanco, Alpine


Civic Organization Award - Project

The Salado Six, Salado

Civic Organization Award - Program
Texas Master Naturalist Program, Kerrville


Ebby Halliday and Maurice Acers Business/Industry Awards

Locally Owned   
McRee Ford, Dickinson

State/National   
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC, Lewisville


Government Awards

City – Population under 30,000   
City of San Saba, San Saba

City – Population 30,000 - 50,000   
City of San Marcos, San Marcos

City – Population 50,000 - 149,000  
City of Allen – Community Services Department, Allen

City – Population 150,000+
City of Grand Prairie – Solid Waste and Recycling Division, Grand Prairie


Military   
U.S. Army McAllen Recruiting Center, McAllen

Regional  
Houston - Galveston Area Council, Houston



Media Awards

Electronic   
Public and Media Relations Office of the City of Allen, Allen

Print 
Baytown Sun, Baytown


For the full list of winners, please click here.

The Keep Texas Beautiful Awards recognize the efforts of individuals and groups who make efforts to enhance their community and protect the Texas environment.


For questions or more information, email awards@ktb.org.
The Keep Texas Beautiful Awards recognize the efforts of individuals and groups who make efforts to enhance their community and protect the Texas environment.


For questions or more information, email awards@ktb.org.

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INDIVIDUAL LEADERSHIP

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.

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.

Volunteer of the Year recognizes individuals who support the mission of KTB through extraordinary efforts and contribute to the betterment of their community.

The Ed Davis Litter Law Enforcement Award is a once in a lifetime award recognizing a law enforcement professional, such as a police officer, prosecutor, judge or environmental compliance officer, who has gone above and beyond in their approaches to enforcement of environmental laws and regulations. The first place winner will receive a $500 cash award. Learn about Ed Davis.


ORGANIZATIONS

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.

  • Locally Owned
  • State/National
  • Innovation Award
The Civic Organization Award recognizes contributions by civic organizations supporting the KTB mission in the following categories:
  • Project
  • Program
The Government Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the Texas environment made by government departments, divisions or agencies in the following categories:
  • City
  • County
  • State
  • Regional
  • Military

The Media Award recognizes the public awareness and education efforts of media in supporting environmental issues in the following categories:

  • Electronic (includes radio, cable, website and PSA)
  • Print (includes newspaper or magazine)
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Past Keep Texas Beautiful Award Winners:

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012