The 2017 Way to Go! School Challenge Results

We’re excited to announce that 9,371 students, faculty and staff participated in the Challenge from 48 schools across the state. That’s a 23% increase in school participation from last year! Thirty-eight schools achieved at least a 50% participation rate to be eligible to win this year’s big prize — an AllEarth Renewables Solar Tracker.

While every school came together to promote more efficient ways to get to school, Way to Go! organizers are pleased to recognize our top performers. A big congratulations to this year’s winning schools:

  • Super Carbon Cutter Award: Winner of the AllEarth Renewables Solar Tracker – Hartland Elementary
  • Super Carbon Cutter Award: Winner of the Local Motion Bike Racks – Twinfield US #33
  • Winner of the Carbon Cup – Isle La Motte Elementary

Carbon-Cutting Leader Trophies for Overall Participation:

  • Best Rural School – Isle La Motte Elementary
  • Best City School – Northwest Primary School
  • Best Bus Ridership – Concord Grade/Middle School
  • Best Walkers, Bikers & Rollers – Isle La Motte Elementary
  • Best Photo or Video – Frederick H Tuttle Middle School
  • 2nd Highest Participation Overall – Essex Elementary School
  • Leadership & Safe Routes Achievement Award – Mary Hogan School

The Eagle Times reports “Hartland Elementary School wins solar tracker” – read the story here.


  • AllEarth Renewables
  • Free Press Media
  • National Life Group
  • Vermont State Employees Credit Union
  • City Market
  • Local Motion
  • UVM Medical Center
  • Vermont Principal’s Association
  • Young Writers Project