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KOB Announces the 2011 Environmental Excellence Award Competition Finalists

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Keep Oklahoma Beautiful is pleased to announce this year's finalists for the Environmental Excellence Competition. Finalists will be honored and winners announced at the 21st Annual Environmental Excellence Celebration on November 10, 2011 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City. For more information regarding this inspirational and exciting evening, click here.


fewer than 150 employees

  • First National Bank & Trust - Okmulgee
  • Southeast Landfill - OKC
  • Williams Landscape - Lawton

Collegiate Effort

Faculty, Staff or Institution Driven

  • Oklahoma City University - Department of Biology
  • Oklahoma State University

Student Driven WINNER

  • University of Central Oklahoma - GameDay Recycling 

Individual Achievement


  • Delores Prelesnicl
  • S.B. Hons'sa

LEED Award

  • City of Norman
  • Metro Tech Career Academy

Team Builders Award Winners

  • Chesapeake Energy, Oklahoma Forestry Services and The Tree Bank Foundation

Community Effort

Population less than 5,000

  • City of Cherokee/Cherokee Main Street

Population between 15,001-40,000

  • Pride In McAlester
  • Shawnee Community Garden
  • "Welcome to Ardmore" Sign Project

Population more than 40,001

  • Keep Broken Arrow Beautiful - Adopt-A-Corner Project
  • Tulsa Area United Way Day of Caring
  • YMCA of Greater OKC - Youth Garden

Government Program


  • City of Edmond
  • Enid Tree Board
  • Tulsa City-County Library System

Local/County - Recycling Initiative 

  • City of McAlester
  • City of the Village
  • City of Wilburton


  • The Chickasaw Nation - Environmental Services Department
  • Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
  • Delaware Nation Environmental Programs
  • Department of Central Services - OK Capitol Landscaping

KOB Youth Award

Elementary / Middle School

  • Eufaula Students Against Litter
  • Fairview 4-H Club
  • Summit Main Street Planting - Broken Arrow

High School

  • Closer to Earth - OKC
  • OKC Beautiful Teen Board
Individual Achievement
  • Troy Helms

Nonprofit Organization

Service area population less than 15,000

  • Community Development/Image Committee - Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce
  • Newkirk Main Street
  • Salina Area Chamber of Commerce

Service area population between 15,001-40,000

  • Ardmore Beautification Council
  • Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art - Shawnee

Service area population greater than 40,000

  • Rebuilding Together OKC
  • Lawton Enhancement Trust Authority
  • Unboxing Days

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