Saint Leo the Great School is first Catholic school in New Jersey to receive national Green Ribbon award

Saint Leo the Great School was informed last spring it won a Green Ribbon from the U.S. Department Of Education for environmental and sustainability efforts to reduce costs and waste. Last week was the official national ceremony honoring 46 schools and six school districts throughout the Untied States. Saint Leo is the first Catholic school to win this award in New Jersey. Pictured are Stuart Levenbach, chief of staff at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, left to right; Rich Romero, director of Operations for Saint Leo; Cornelius Begley, principal of Saint Leo; Bernie Piai, director of Facilities for the N.J. Department of Education; and Frank Brogan, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education at the U.S. Department of Education.