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Jackson County wins volunteerism award

Jackson County received a trophy for its fall cleanup efforts, just as county officials are beginning to plan the annual PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month, which will be held in April. Jackson County won the PRIDE trophy for recruiting more volunteers than any other community across 42 counties of southern and eastern Kentucky during Roadside PRIDE […]

Tyner Elementary tops in contest entries

Tyner Elementary School students accept PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award

Jackson County’s Tyner Elementary School has earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. The school submitted the most entries in PRIDE’s region-wide contest for students to design the 2014 PRIDE Spring Cleanup T-shirt, which will be given to thousands of volunteers in April. All third, fourth and fifth graders […]

Jackson County’s Masonic Lodges win PRIDE award

Jackson County Masonic Lodges accept PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award

PRIDE has honored the four Masonic Lodges of Jackson County for being good stewards of the county’s magnificent landscape for a decade.The Pond Fork, RH Johnson, New Zion and Indian Creek Masonic Lodges won the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award for August 2013. The four lodges have volunteered to pick up litter during the […]

Four Jackson County Schools share PRIDE education award

McKee Elementary School students with PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award May 2012

Annville Christian Academy, McKee Elementary School, Sand Gap Elementary School and Tyner Elementary School shared the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for participating in the Energy Oscars, which honored excellence in producing videos about the value of saving energy. Students created four videos that promoted energy efficiency with great creativity and persuasiveness. […]

Four Jackson County Schools win “Energy Oscars”

Energy Oscars - vote for your favorite energy efficiency video

On April 30, several Jackson County students enjoyed the “red-carpet treatment” at the Energy Oscars, which honored excellence in producing videos about the value of saving energy. Jackson Energy Cooperative and PRIDE unfurled the red carpet at the Jackson County Area Technology Center to premiere four videos that promote energy efficiency with great creativity and persuasiveness. […]

Jackson County Schools’ award-winning energy team

Jackson County Schools, PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month - November 2011

The Jackson County School District’s Energy Team earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for November 2011. The award recognizes the team’s success in conserving energy and saving money. In the 2010/2011 school year, the school district cut its energy costs by $46,521, an 11% reduction. Congressman Hal Rogers […]

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