Awards & Recognitions

Special Thanks
to the many volunteers who have assisted us throughout the years!



Hall of Fame Award

2018 Civic Hall of Fame Award
Wright Gwyn, Environmental Program Manager (Individual)
presented  by the City of Forest Park




Hall of Fame Award - Organization
2017 Civic Hall of Fame Award
Environmental Awareness Board of Directors (Organizational)
presented by the City of Forest Park

(left to right)
George Cummings - Forest Park Environmental Awareness Board Chair
Charles Johnson - Forest Park Mayor


2014 Community Spirit Award
presented by the Winton Woods School District


2014 Most Innovative Community Recycling Award 
presented by the Hamilton Co. Recycling & Solid Waste Management District
Most Innovative Community Award

(left to right)

Charles Johnson, Forest Park Mayor
Holly Christmann, Hamilton County Environmental Services Manager 
Wright Gwyn, Forest Park Environmental Awareness Manager



Beautification and Sustainability Award
2014 Beautification/Sustainability Award

presented by the Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.
(left to right)
Wright Gwyn - Forest Park Environmental Awareness Program Manager
George Cummings - Forest Park Environmental Awareness Board Chair 


2011 Certificate of Award
presented by the Winton Woods School District of Education


2010 Public Administrator of the Year - Wright Gwyn, FP Environmental Manager  (Individual)

presented by the American Society for Public Administration, Greater Cincinnati Chapter
 

2007 Best Recycler for Communities over 10,000 residents
presented by Hamilton Co. Recycling & Solid Waste Management District 

Best Recycler Award
(Left to Right) 
 
Chris Anderson - FP Community Development Director
Diana Herbe - Forest Park City Council
Wright Gwyn - Forest Park Environmental Manager
Holly Christmann - Ham. Co. Recycling & Solid Waste Manager
George Cummings - FP Environmental Board Vice Chair

 

Organization Award


2007 EECO Organization Award

presented by the Environmental Education Council of Ohio



2006 Certificate of Award
presented by the Winton Woods School District Board of Education

2004 Community Achieving Recycling Excellence Award
presented by the Hamilton County Solid Waste Management District
 
2003 Community Pride and Partnership Award 
presented by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Pride and Partnership Award

Laura Taphorn, FP Environmental Ed. Specialist  
(1st on right)
Wright Gwyn, FP Environmental Program Manager 
(2nd from right)





2003 Green Products Expo Award for Excellence in Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

presented by the Hamilton County Solid Waste Management District

2002 Take Pride, Ohio Buy Recycled Project Award
presented by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

2001 Community Achieving Recycling Excellence Award
presented by the Hamilton County Solid Waste Management District

2000 Regional Public Service Award
presented by the Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana Regional Council of Governments

2000 Community Organization Award
presented by The Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition

1999 Certificate of Award
presented by the Winton Woods School District Board of Education
 
1999 Educator's Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Environmental Education
presented by The Ohio Alliance for the Environment

1996 Outstanding Urban Conservation Award
presented by the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

1996 Certificate of Recognition
presented by the Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services

1994 Take Pride, Ohio Award of Excellence
presented by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

1993 Certificate of Merit
presented by Keep America Beautiful

1992 Certificate of Excellence
presented by Keep America Beautiful
 
1990 Take Pride in America Award
presented by the State of Ohio