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Green Team Southwestern is a KACEE Award Recipient

The Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education (KACEE) has announced the recipients of the 2013 Excellence in Conservation and Environmental Education Awards.  Green Team Southwestern is among the recipients.

Nominated by their peers, these awardees exhibit outstanding innovation, leadership and achievement, as well as collaboration and cooperation within and beyond the environmental education field. 

“KACEE is pleased to honor these deserving individuals and organizations, who are so dedicated to environmental education in Kansas,” said KACEE President Jeff Severin, director of sustainability at the University of Kansas.  

Southwestern College earned a KACEE award.  KACEE awards are given in several categories and recognize outstanding leadership, achievements, and collaborations by individuals and organizations with at least five years’ experience in conservation and environmental education in Kansas.

Awardees will be recognized at an awards celebration hosted by KACEE on Friday, April 5, at Heritage Hall in Topeka.  The event is sponsored by KACEE, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, Capitol Federal Foundation, and the Westar Energy Green Team.