Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council
The Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council is a project-based coalition of environmentally passionate students from 7 public and 3 private Lexington high schools. Mentored by Tresine Logsdon and local organizations with a passion for sustainability, the BYSC meets monthly to discuss collaborative outreach projects, short-term and long-term goals, partnership prospects and leadership and post-secondary opportunities in all areas of sustainability including energy management, outdoor classrooms, waste management, water quality, air quality and much more. Our culminating and largest collaborative event is the spring Earth Day Celebration.
The BYSC serves as an extraordinary leadership and collaborative opportunity for our area youth leaders who deeply care about environmental quality and are motivated to work together with local experts and volunteers on projects to improve sustainability. Simply put, the BYSC is a team of like-minded individuals poised to raise awareness and promote improved sustainability throughout our community and our world.
2019 Essay Contest (pdf)
2019 Essay Contest (.doc)