Awards

Grades of Green Celebrates Earth Day with Manhattan Beach

Jei Florentino | April 25, 2017

Grades of Green celebrated Earth Day by attending the 25th annual Earth Day Celebration at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach! The event featured booths with aquarium touch tanks, soy candles, and just about everything in between. Thanks to volunteers from the Manhattan-Hermosa Chapter of the National Charity League and Youth Corps Eco-Leadership students Rylee G., …

Youth Corps Student Joshua travels to Washington DC to accept the President’s Environmental Youth Award

Allie Bussjaeger | August 22, 2016

One of Grades of Green’s rock star Youth Corps students, Joshua, was honored as a recipient of the 2015 President’s Environmental Youth Award! In August 2016 Joshua flew to Washington D.C. to accept the award at the Presidential Environmental Education Awards Ceremony along with a select group of student awardees from across the country.  The …

Grades of Green Chosen as May 2016 MARCO Difference Maker!

gogadmin | May 3, 2016

Grades of Green has been chosen as the May 2016 MARCO Difference Maker for our Youth Corps Eco-Leadership Program! MARCO Promotional Products recognizes Difference Makers from a pool of worthy schools, religious, or 501(3)(C) organizations, with the winner receiving up to $500 of promotional products of their choosing, to create awareness and increase support for their cause! Missions of selected …

Grades of Green concludes Earth Month with a bang at VOICE Earth Day event

Allie Bussjaeger | May 2, 2016

The month of April was jam packed with awesome eco-festivals, workshops and more! The month concluded with Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leadership program students hosting a booth at the VOICE Earth Day event, which included veggie stamping, games and how to get involved with Grades of Green’s programs. Youth Corps students Joshua and Xanna …

Grades of Green Receives 2016 Green Leadership Award from L.A. County!

Emily Gee | April 28, 2016

This past Tuesday, April 26th, Grades of Green had the honor of being presented with the 2016 Green Leadership Award from the County of Los Angeles for our Youth Corp Eco-Leadership Program! The Green Leadership Awards Program was created by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors as a partnership with local residents, community groups, business …

Youth Corps member Joshua receives 2015 President’s Environmental Youth Award

Allie Bussjaeger | April 19, 2016

This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Grades of Green’s very own Youth Corps member, Joshua C., was selected to receive the 2015 President’s Environmental Youth Award! Joshua received this prestigious award based on his dedication to educating others on how they can conserve water.  During his fifth grade year at Meadows Elementary, …

Grades of Green Receives SCAQMD Award for Good Environmental Stewardship Award

gogadmin | October 5, 2015

Grades of Green has been selected by the South Coast Air Quality Management District to receive the Promotion of Good Environmental Stewardship Award for its 27th Annual Clean Air Awards.

A Telly Award for Grades of Green!

gogadmin | September 29, 2015

Grades of Green partnered with Curiosity Quest Goes Green during the 2014-15 school year to film and episode showcasing Grades of Green’s Trash Free Lunch Challenge and the amazing things participating schools were accomplishing.

Grades of Green Wins Innovation SEED Award

gogadmin | September 29, 2015

Grades of Green won the 2015 Innovation SoCal Environmental Excellence Development (SEED) Award from the South Bay Business Environmental Coalition (SBBEC).

Grades of Green Custodian to Receive Environmental Hero Award

gogadmin | September 2, 2015

Grades of Green’s founding school, Grand View Elementary School, is proud to have their custodian, Victor Simmering, receive the Environmental Hero Award at VOICE’s Earth Day Festival at Polliwog Park in Manhattan Beach on April 25th.

MARK TWAIN AND LOWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS NOMINATED FOR GREEN RIBBON AWARD

gogadmin | August 26, 2015

This year’s U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon School nominations are in!

ENVIRONMENTAL HERO AWARD BESTOWED ON YOUTH CORPS STUDENT ANNEMARIE

gogadmin | August 26, 2015

One of our second year Youth Corps students, Annemarie, was recently named an Environmental Hero at the Manhattan Beach Earth Day Celebration by VOICE (Volunteers and Organizations Improving the Community’s Environment).

Grades of Green’s Youth Corps Eco-Leadership Program Recognized with Prestigious Keep America Beautiful Award

gogadmin | August 3, 2015

Grades of Green’s Youth Corps Eco-Leadership Program has come in second place for the Keep America Beautiful Youth Recognition Award.

Environmental Hero Award Bestowed on Youth Corps Student Annemarie

gogadmin | August 3, 2015

One of our second year Youth Corps students, Annemarie, was recently named an Environmental Hero at the Manhattan Beach Earth Day Celebration by VOICE (Volunteers and Organizations Improving the Community’s Environment).

U.S. Department of Education to Visit Grades of Green’s Pilot School, Grand View Elementary

gogadmin | May 4, 2014

Grades of Green’s first school, Grand View Elementary School in Manhattan Beach, California, became so green it won one of the very first Green Ribbon Awards ever given out in 2012.