Keep Texas Beautiful Awards
We are excited to announce the winners of the 2017 Keep Texas Beautiful Awards. Congratulations to our winners!
KEEP TEXAS BEAUTIFUL AWARDS - HONOREES
KTB Leadership Award
Dianne Wassenich, San Marcos
O.P. Schnabel Senior Citizen Award
Delores Fenwick, Pearland
Volunteer of the Year Award
Marilyn Lawson, Flower Mound
Ed Davis Litter Law Enforcement
Robert Polanco, Alpine
Civic Organization Award - Project
The Salado Six, Salado
Civic Organization Award - Program
Texas Master Naturalist Program, Kerrville
Ebby Halliday and Maurice Acers Business/Industry Awards
McRee Ford, Dickinson
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC, Lewisville
City – Population under 30,000
City of San Saba, San Saba
City – Population 30,000 - 50,000
City of San Marcos, San Marcos
City – Population 50,000 - 149,000
City of Allen – Community Services Department, Allen
City – Population 150,000+
City of Grand Prairie – Solid Waste and Recycling Division, Grand Prairie
U.S. Army McAllen Recruiting Center, McAllen
Houston - Galveston Area Council, Houston
Public and Media Relations Office of the City of Allen, Allen
Baytown Sun, Baytown
For the full list of winners, please click here.
The Keep Texas Beautiful Awards recognize the efforts of individuals and groups who make efforts to enhance their community and protect the Texas environment.
The Keep Texas Beautiful Leadership Award is the most prestigious award Keep Texas Beautiful presents, this once in a lifetime distinction is awarded to an individual who has provided outstanding leadership in the areas of improving and enhancing the environment of their community, the state of Texas and beyond.
The O.P. Schnabel Senior Citizen Award recognizes senior citizens (age 55+) who demonstrate positive, dynamic and selfless public-spirited leadership in enhancing their local community environment during their lifetime.
Volunteer of the Year recognizes individuals who support the mission of KTB through extraordinary efforts and contribute to the betterment of their community.
The Ed Davis Litter Law Enforcement Award is a once in a lifetime award recognizing a law enforcement professional, such as a police officer, prosecutor, judge or environmental compliance officer, who has gone above and beyond in their approaches to enforcement of environmental laws and regulations. The first place winner will receive a $500 cash award.
View all KTB Organization Categories and Criteria
The Ebby Halliday & Maurice Acers Business/Industry Award recognizes businesses with sound environmental principles supporting the KTB mission.
- Locally Owned
- Innovation Award
The Civic Organization Award recognizes contributions by civic organizations supporting the KTB mission.
The Government Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the Texas environment made by government departments, divisions or agencies.
The Media Award recognizes the public awareness and education efforts of media in supporting environmental issues.
- Electronic (includes radio, cable, website and PSA)
- Print (includes newspaper or magazine)