Sustainability Site Green Coug Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 Green Cougar Award Winners!

Amanda Stahl– Environmental Leadership
Jennifer Beyer– Waste Reduction
Laila Reimanis– Waste Reduction
Tyler Parchem– Food Recovery and Security
Lindsay Schilperoot– Food Recovery and Security
Kayla Wakulich– Environmental Leadership
Kathryn J Fitzgerald– Environmental Leadership
Emily Barber– Organic Compost
Dr. Lynn Carpenter-Boggs– Organic Compost
Richard Finch– Organic Compost
Bradley Jaeckel– Organic Compost
Kenneth Twitchell– Organic Compost

Come meet the winners and learn more about sustainability at the 2019 Sustainability Fair!

What are the Green Coug Awards?

These awards take the time to appreciate the hard work that you do to maintain a clean and healthy campus for the students of today and tomorrow. Green Cougs are always innovating to make our campuses more environmentally sustainable. Improvements can come in the form of a program, a system change, or an event. The individual or group shows environmental sustainability through:

  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Dedication
  • Service
  • Inspiration

Green Coug Awards are sponsored by WSU Sustainability Office and the Sustainability and the Environment Committee (SEC). 2019 is the first year for the awards and will establish a solid foundation for the future of the Green Coug Award.

Who can be nominated and who can nominate?

Anyone can submit a nomination for any other parties listed below:

  • Students
  • Staff
  • Faculty
  • Professors
  • Advisors
  • Anyone on WSU Pullman campus


  1. 1) Ask the person if you can nominate them.
  2. 2) If they agree, fill out the nomination form available below.
  3. 3) Third, submit form to
  4. 4) Congrats, you’ve done it!

Green Coug Award form


Finalists will be decided by the Sustainability and the Environment Committee (SEC).

When are submissions due?

Award nominations are due by March 31, 2019.

What’s at stake?

The finalists are presented a Green Coug Award at the annual award ceremony during the Sustainability Fair and winning efforts will be highlighted on the Sustainability Office website.

Thank you for taking the time to nominate a person that is making a difference!