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SCS Receives Sustained Excellence Award


Scott County Schools is proud to announce that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for [years] in a row.

The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor bestowed by the ENERGY STAR program. Winners are part of a distinguished group that has made a long-term commitment to fighting climate change and protecting public health through energy efficiency. They are among the nation’s leaders in driving value for the environment, the economy, and the American people.

“We are so proud that each of our schools is ENERGY STAR certified,” commented DT Wells, SCS energy manager. “We have nearly doubled our score since 2010 and are thrilled to again receive the Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award.  This award represents a combined effort of students and staff to conserve energy and protect the environment which has resulted in significant yearly savings for Scott County Schools.”

“ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are showing the world that delivering real climate solutions makes good business sense and promotes job growth,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “Many of them have been doing it for years, inspiring all of us who are committed to tackling the climate crisis and leading the way to a clean energy economy.”

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2021 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit


Monthly Management Package

Oct 2021

Congratulations to Elkhorn Crossing School for winning the October 2021 Jim McClanahan Energy Reduction Award!

Sept 2021

Congratulations to Elkhorn Crossing School for winning the Jim McClanahan Energy Savings Award for the month of September with a 6% reduction.  Hang with us as we wade through comparing numbers to previous years as these numbers are compared to last year at the same time when we were not doing in person schooling!  


Congratulations to Northern Elementary for winning the Jim McClanahan Energy Savings Award for August with a 17.9% reduction!

August 2021

With 10 facilities in the GREEN we have had our best month in the last six months!  Stamping Ground led the way with an energy savings of 27% compared to 2020!  Congratulations to Stamping Ground Elementary for winning the August 2021 Jim McClanahan Energy Savings Award!

June 2021

May 2021




Congratulations to Scott County High School for an INCREDIBLE energy reduction month in March!  SCHS was able to reduce their energy usage by 20.6%!

Feb Rept

Congratulations to Phoenix Horizon Community for winning the February Jim McClanahan Energy Reduction Challenge with a reduction of 33.6%. Eight Scott County Schools Facilities experienced a reduction of energy usage in the month of February!

Jan Report

Congratulations to Scott county High School for winning the January Jim McClanahan Energy Reduction Challenge with a reduction of 29.5%.

Dec Rpt

Congratulations to Stamping Ground Elementary School  for winning the Jim McClanahan Energy Reduction December Challenge with a reduction of 39.9%!

November Report

Scott County High School had an energy reduction of 40% in comparison to November 2019 usage!


Congratulations to GMS for a reduction of 52.8% for October! 


September was a huge energy savings month for the district with a collective savings of 35.6%!

Aug 2020

Great Crossing High School Back-to-Back Energy Reduction Champs!


GCHS won its first ever Jim McClanahan Energy Reduction Award, July 2020. 


Scott County High School had a energy reduction of 69.4% in the month of June!

May EE

Eastern Elementary had an energy reduction of 69.7% in May!



Phoenix Horizon Community had a reduction in April of 48.7%!!!!


Scott County High School won the January, February, AND March Reduction Award!

Eastern December

Eastern Elementary School won the December Challenge with a reduction of 26%.  

November EE

Eastern won the November Challenge with a reduction of 34%!

SGE October

Stamping Ground Elementary bring home the October Banner!


Students from the Phoenix Horizon Community display the September Jim McClanahan Energy Reduction Banner!

NE Pizza Party

Northern Elementary celebrated their return to energy dominance 
with a pizza party!

August 2019 NE

Northern Elementary was the August 2019 Award Winners.  Pictured above Ms. Elizabeth Cook and
the Northern Elementary Student Led Energy Team, 

ATC April

The Athletic Training Center won the April and May Jim McClanahan Energy Reduction Award.

March RSMS

March 2019 Royal Spring Middle School Energy Team Leader Sarah White, Principal John Noll. and RSMS
students were very intentional about addressing major changes to reduce energy usage at RSMS!!


Cardinal Academy

  February 2019 Cardinal Academy Educator Seth Jones and students proudly display the reduction banner!


Northern January

January 2019 (L-R) Elizabeth Cook (Northern's Energy Reduction Faculty Representative, the Northern Elementary Student Energy Team, and Northern's Principal Rachelle Schjoll

Annual Energy Management Presentation 6/14/18


District Energy Committee Meeting 12/05/18

Congratulations to the following schools for receiving the Green Ribbon School Award: Georgetown Middle School, Northern Elementary, Royal Spring Middle School, Eastern Elementary, Stamping Ground Elementary and Garth Elementary.


Western's Student Led Energy Team

Western's student led Energy Team enjoys a pizza party for winning the October Energy Reduction Award!