Youth and Educator Awards

The KTB Youth & 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.

Congratulations to the 2014 KTB Youth & Educator Award winners! Click here for the full list of award winners.

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. In addition to the award recognition, a $100 cash prize is presented to the first place winners at our Annual Conference.

YOUTH INDIVIDUAL - Julia Murphy, Lewisville

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Earth Agents-Snyder Primary, Snyder

HIGH SCHOOL - Team Green-Snyder High School, Snyder

SCOUT TROOP - Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council Troop 28156, Sugar Land

SCOUT INDIVIDUAL-FEMALE - Anna Rigodanza, Rowlett

SCOUT INDIVIDUAL-MALE - Preston Sanderson, Garland


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. In addition to the award recognition, a $100 cash prize is presented to the first place winners at our Annual Conference.

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

EDUCATOR - Paul Reyna, Rowlett

ADMINISTRATOR - Jim Scrivner, Irving

VOLUNTEER - Sue Kacines, Irving

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL - Lorenzo de Zavala Environmental Science Academy, Grand Prairie

CIVIC GROUP - Youth Environmental Leaders, Mesquite