Meetings every Thursday after school in room 316
above:  The annual Earth Day Festival
see more Earth Day pictures here
above:  Lake Crabtree Big Sweep with Rotary Interact.
see more service pictures here
above: Storm Drain Stenciling to raise awareness of Neuse River pollution sources
Since Green Hope High School opened in 1999, environmental students have performed more than
52,600 hours
of community service
and donated over $9,600 to national and local charities including the World Wildlife Fund and the Carolina Tiger Rescue
GHHS Environmental
Club Awards

Town of Cary Environmental
& Trails Volunteer Award, 2014

U.S. Dept of Education Green
Ribbon School Nominee, 2012

Town of Cary Chamber
of Commerce "Going
Green" Entrepreneurial
Award in Education, 2010

Town of Cary Environmental
& Trails Volunteer Award, 2006

North Carolina NEED High School
of the Year, 2002 - 2003

North Carolina NEED High School
of the Year, 2001 - 2002

Green Hope High School
Club of the Year, 2001 - 2002

National NEED Rookie High School
of the Year, 2000 - 2001

North Carolina NEED High School
of the Year, 2000 - 2001

Wake County Recycler
of the Month, March 2000
Environmental Club
Wall of Fame
for dedication to all things environmental
during their GH career

                1999-2000    Jim Sutton
                2000-2001    Matt Hirsch
                2001-2002    Liz DiNatale
                2002-2003    Rachel Zajac
                2003-2004    Taryn Heilman
                                        Neal Viradia
                2004-2005    Kenny Thornewell
                                        Joseph Hunyh
                2005-2006    Kami LaBerge
                2006-2007    Sarah Mazza
                                        Meg Wenzinger
                2007-2008    Joe & Michael Gillen
                                        Jean Phillips
                2008-2009    Tony Dao
                                        Josh Russell
                2009-2010    Kelsey Burnsed
                                        Ian McDermott
                2010-2011    Jeff Hahn
                2011-2012    Georgia Zhang
                                        Hannah Barnes
                2012-2013    Jack Bowling
                                        Lauren Cromie
                2013-2014    Hemali Oza
                2014-2015    Maura Bourne
                2015-2016    Hailey Kim
above: Volunteering at the Carolina Tiger Rescue in Pittsboro (www.carolinatigerrescue.org)
acts as the Adopt-A-Highway sponsor for Carpenter Upchurch Road (watch the safety video HERE)

acts as a North Carolina StreamWatch group, monitoring and restoring our local wetland along with North Carolina's Big Sweep activities

involvement in the NEED program, educating students and the community about energy conservation

involvement in Wake County Public Schools Energy Savers organization, promoting energy conservation throughout the county and state

involvement in the Town of Cary's Storm Drain Stenciling Program

involvement in Wake County's Recycling Program

involvement in restoration and beautification efforts on and around the Green Hope campus


The Environmental Club at Green Hope High School is a service based organization serving to educate students and the community about the importance of environmental issues throughout the state, country, and world.  The club is currently active in a number of local, state, and national initiatives:
above: weekly recycling meetings
GHHS Environmental Club