Youth and Educator Awards

The KTB Youth and Educator Awards honor extraordinary students, educators and volunteers working to improve and beautify their communities. Awards are given in a number of categories, to elementary through college-level youth as well as educators and youth organizers.

The 2016 Youth and Educator Award applications are due by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Ruthe Jackson Youth Leadership Awards
This honor recognizes the outstanding efforts made by youth whose accomplishments are bringing about cleaner, more beautiful campuses, parks and communities, thus making Texas a better place to live. Learn about Ruthe Jackson.

Sadie Ray Graff Awards
This honor recognizes those in the field of education who encourage or demonstrate efforts to promote the KTB mission through environmental education. Learn about Sadie Ray Graff.

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Past Youth and Educator Award Winners