April 20, 2016
Congratulations on Kent County High School having certified as a Maryland Green School.
We recognize the great and green efforts that your school has gone to
in order to achieve this significant accomplishment. The Maryland Green
School award represents a whole school commitment to environmental
literacy for staff, students and the community. Your efforts are making a
In October Maryland was honored the Silver Future Policy
Award by the World Future Council, Geneva, Switzerland, October 13,
2015!! Our state was recognized for becoming the first
to require students to be environmentally literate as a high school
graduation requirement. MAEOE MD Green Schools are supporting school to
implement this statutory requirement.
Today there are more than 557 Green Schools certified in Maryland.
That is nearly 25% of all Maryland schools. Our Maryland Green Schools
have a large environmental footprint; changing their communities to
become more sustainable. Your school is part of a national and
international community of sustainable green schools. Each year your
students are becoming better stewards of our Earth’s resources and
developing a better understanding of their own local environment.