Big Shanty Intermediate School is a Georgia Green Ribbon School, so named by Lt. Governor Casey Cagle. Big Shanty was one of only two schools in the state recognized as a Green Ribbon School this year.
Big Shanty Intermediate is also the second Cobb School to be awarded Green Ribbon honors, joining Ford Elementary, who was named a Green Ribbon School in 2011.
About Georgia Green Ribbon Schools
Honored schools and school districts exercise a comprehensive approach to creating “green” environments through health promotion, reduction of negative impact, and assurance of a high-quality environmental and outdoor education. All of it is designed to prepare students with the 21st century skills and sustainability concepts needed to succeed on a global level.