Florence, Ala. — Centiva is pleased to announce Delores T. Aaron Elementary in New Orleans as its Centiva Green School Innovation Grant recipient for the 2013-2014 school year.
With the destruction from Hurricane Katrina, Delores T. Aaron Elementary recently moved into a new a school. The $3,000 from the Green School Innovation Grant will help build an outdoor classroom with a local marsh environment containing native Louisiana plant species, as well as a garden space that will be harvested and studied throughout the year.
The Centiva Green School Innovation Grant is intended to encourage schools to develop creative, innovative, cost effective environmental projects that improve the environment; make schools a healthier place to learn, play, and work, and save money through reduced use of natural resources. This year the company received a total of 53 entries. Two commendation of excellence awards were also given to Highland Elementary in Milwaukee and Winchester Thurston in Pittsburgh.