2013 Young Environmentalist Awards Winners

July 4, 2013 at 11:47 AM Leave a comment

ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2013

Well done to everybody who participated in this year’s YEA!! It was a truly amazing year with all of you carrying out hugely inspiring and important eco action projects. What a fantastic honor to have President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins as our keynote speaker on the day and to award the overall winners with their prizes. Congratulations to everybody who took part this year, the standard was extremely high and it is wonderful to see such inspiring eco-action projects taking place around the island of Ireland.

Click here to see some photographs from the day!

Click here to read the 2013 Shortlisted Projects:
The following are the 2013 ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards winners:

Overall Senior Winner (Joint winner)

Mountmellick Community School Laois



Overall Senior Winner (Joint winner)

ECO UNESCO Peer Education Group Youth Top Gardeners


Overall Junior Winner


Greener together


Junior Water Category Winner

Colaiste Pobail Setanta, Dublin

Water Warriors


Super Junior Winner (National School Winner)

Scoil Muire Gan Smal Carlow

Planet Pals


Senior Biodiversity Category Winner

ECO-UNESCO Peer Education Programme Dublin

#(LFN) #LoveForNature


Senior Biodiversity Category Winner

Mercy Secondary School Mounthawk, Kerry

Flutterby Butterfly


Senior Climate Change Category Winner

Mountmellick Community School Laois



Senior Energy Category Winner

Presentation Secondary School Mitchelstown, Cork

Save today. Survive tomorrow


Senior Transport Category Winner

St. Louis Secondary School Monaghan

Bicycle Use And Safety


Senior Art & Design Category Winner

St Kilian’s German School Dublin



Senior Waste Category Winner

ECO-UNESCO Peer Education Programme



Senior Waste Category Winner

St Brigid’s Vocational School Loughrea, Co. Galway

Hands On


Senior Community Development Category Winner

GAP Ballymun Dublin

Urban Wildlife Garden


Senior ECO Enterprise Category Winner

Mean Scoil Mhuire, Roscommon Town

Melting Moments


Senior ECO Health & Wellbeing Category Winner

ECO-UNESCO ECO-Youth Choices



Junior Transport Category Winner

Ennistymon Vocational School, Clare

More Walking, Less driving


Junior Art & Design Category Winner

St. Dominic’s Grammar School, Belfast

Reducing Waste with Great Taste


Junior ECO Community Development Category Winner


Greener Together


Junior ECO Enterprise Category Winner

Avondale Community College Wicklow

The Water Sentinel


Junior ECO Health & Wellbeing Category Winner

Our Lady and St. Patrick’s College Belfast

ECO Revolution


Junior Water Category Winner

Colaiste Pobail Setanta Clonee, Dublin

Water Warriors


Junior Waste Category Winner

Drumcree College, Craigavon, Co. Armagh

Don’t be Trashy, Recycle


The People’s Choice

St. Brigid’s National School Wexford

Our Future 2020


ECO Leader

Olivia O’Brien

Presentation Secondary School Thurles


ECO-Alu Art & Design Category Winner

O’Fiaich College, Dundalk

Crocodile Dundalk


Grow Award

ECO-UNESCO Peer Education Programme Dublin



Local To Global Award

Portmarnock Community School

Making A Difference


Waste Matchers Award

Scoil Naomh Therese, Cork

Christmas Leftovers


IEN Biodiversity Award

Meanscoil san Nicolas & St. Augustine’s College, Waterford

Enhanced Characteristics of the Native Dark Honeybee


Most Innovative Group Award

Presentation Secondary School, Thurles

Generation Green


Most Passionate Project Award

Clara Youth Reach

Wheeling in the Years


Best Display

ECO-UNESCO Peer Education Programme Dublin

Love the Trees


Highly Commended

Ballinrobe Community School, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo



Eureka Secondary School, Kells, Co. Meath

Saving Energy


Villiers Secondary School, Co. Limerick

The Garden


Teresian School, Donnybrook, Dublin

Ecook Book


St. Brigid’s Vocational School, Loughrea, Co. Galway

Every Drop Counts


St Thomas the Apostle NS, Rosegreen, Cashel, Co. Tipperary

Butt Out; What Effect does Tobacco have on Living Things?


Mary Immaculate Secondary School, Lisdoonvarna

Has the Sea an Affect on the Turloughs of North Clare


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