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2017 Lexington County Green Step School Awards

Lexington, SC - At DHEC’s recent “Take Action Today” Workshop on 20 June, 49 schools in 12 counties and their 37 mentors who have worked to established over 200 model quality projects were recognized. Students are learning, doing and teaching others how to conserve, protect and restore their local environment.

I attached a PDF of Lexington County information that is being linked to the Solid Waste website page.

Our Lexington County schools made us proud!

*Gilbert Elementary School was selected as the 2017 SC Overall Green Step School of the Year

6 other Lexington County Schools also earned awards:

- Deerfield Elementary School

- *Irmo Middle School

- Meadow Glen Elementary School

- Meadow Glen Middle School

- *Pleasant Hill Elementary

- *River Bluff High School

* These schools have earned the designation of “certified” SC Green Step Schools with 6 or more required projects.

Read all about these schools and their projects soon at

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