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2023 National Green Ribbon Award Ceremony

Mill Hill Elementary School in Southport was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the national Green Ribbon Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. on August 8th.

Mill Hill’s active Green Team has worked tirelessly to increase green practices at their school, including food recovery, Trex plastic bag recycling, and a cafeteria milk carton recycling program. Mill Hill Elementary was among 26 K-12 schools, 11 districts, and four postsecondary institutions honored at the event.

Pictured left to right: Mill Hill PTA co-president Elly Fatehi, Principal Kevin Chase, co-president Lisa Alberts, CT Green LEAF Schools Advisory Board member Abby Peklo, US ED Policy Advisor Loredana Valtierra, and US ED Deputy Secretary Cindy Marten.

Please join COEEA in congratulating everyone at Mill Hill on their amazing accomplishment!

You can view their nomination package here.


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