Chesapeake Bay Awards Program accepting nominations

Five volunteers standing next to all the trash they picked up from a stormwater facility.
Five volunteers standing next to all the trash they picked up from a stormwater facility. November 19, 2014
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Less than 3 weeks remain to nominate someone for the 2015 Chesapeake Bay Trust awards program!  Each year, the Chesapeake Bay Trust recognizes outstanding achievements by educators, students, and individuals who work to restore the Chesapeake Bay and local waters. Currently, they are accepting applications and/or nominations for five awards outlined below including TWO $5,000 scholarships.

Deadline: December 5th!!  Apply Now

 

 

Teacher of the Year

Awarded to a Maryland educator who has shown an outstanding commitment to environmental education, who motivates and inspires students, and serves as a respected resource to colleagues and community leaders. The winner will receive a $2,500 grant to support environmental education work.

 

Student of the Year Scholarship

Awarded to a Maryland high school or college student who motivates and inspires others and participates in efforts to improve the local environment and/or community. The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship award.

 

Honorable Arthur Dorman Scholarship

Recognizes a Maryland high school or college student of color who motivates and inspires others and participates in efforts to improve the local environment and/or the community. The winner will receive a $5,000 scholarship award.

 

Ellen Fraites Wagner Award

Recognizes an individual who works to improve the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, motivates and inspires others by promoting environmental awareness and leads restoration efforts.

 

Melanie Teems Award

Honors a project or program that engages citizens in efforts to improve the environment, serves as a model for other organizations, and uses the resources of the Chesapeake Bay Trust.

 

Applications and/or nominations are due by Friday, December 5 at 5:00 pm and must be submitted online.

With questions, please contact Kristin Foringer at 410-974-2941, ext. 113.

 

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