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2019 Green Schools Challenge Winners Announced

Tuesday, May 14, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Announcing the winners of the 2018-2019 Green Schools Challenge

Elementary School Division

First Place -- Metairie Park Country Day School, Metairie

Second Place Tie – Belle Chasse Academy, Belle Chasse, and Mayfair Lab School, East Baton Rouge

 The Green Schools Committee Certificates:

“Best New Elementary School to the Green Schools Challenge” to Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies, Metairie

“Best Whole School Engagement” to McKinney Byrd Academy, Shreveport

Middle School Division

First Place – Brookstown Middle School, Baton Rouge

Second Place – The Lab School at Southeastern University, Hammond

Third Place – Belle Chasse Academy, Belle Chasse

 Honorable Mention Certificates  Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orleans and St. Paul’s Episcopal School, New Orleans, for tackling global climate change and urban water infrastructure, respectively, in their challenge projects.

High School Division

First Place  – George Washington Carver High School, New Orleans

 Second Place – St. Thomas More Catholic High School, Lafayette

 Third PlaceBenjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans


Vendor’s Choice Award selected by ELKAY USA

Isidore Newman High School in New Orleans selected for their outstanding scientific approach to environmental impact documentation

The Lab School at Southeastern University for their commitment to both innovative up-cycling and community engagement


Congratulations to each of the teams who entered this year’s Green Schools Challenge. Thank you for all you have done to change your schools. 

Where we learn, really does matter!

Thank you to our Green Schools Challenge sponsors


We also want to thank our reviewers who thoughtfully reviewed these projects.

#GeauxGreen Schools!