Award Winners – 2018


Congratulations to the 2018 Award Winners!

Wisconsin Association for Environmental Education (WAEE) Awards:

Aldo Leopold Award: Jesse Haney

Dave Engleson WAEE Award: Barbara Harvey (posthumous)

Eco-Justice Award: August Ball, Cream City Conservation & Huda Alkaff, Wisconsin Green Muslims 

Earthguard Award: Highland Community School District 

WAEE Formal Educator of the Year: Courtney Vaughan, McDill Elementary School 

WAEE Non-formal Educator of the Year: Licia Johnson, North Lakeland Discovery Center

WAEE Administrator of the Year: Beth Heidorn, Racine Zoo 

WAEE Student of the Year: Yamile Salgado, Escuela Verde 

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Wisconsin’s K-12 Energy Education (KEEP) Awards:

Energy Educators of the Year:

  • Patrick Arndt, Berlin Area School District
  • Mike Steiner, Highland Community School

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Awards:

U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School Nominees:

  • Brooklyn Elementary School
  • Oregon Middle School

Project Learning Tree:

Project Learning Tree Facilitators of the Year: 

  • Dr. Kendra Liddicoat
  • Dr. Becca Franzen