By Betsy Crick
Check out this year’s Champions of the Environment grant winners! DHEC awards up to eight Champions of the Environment grants each school year to S.C. kindergarten through 12th grade students. Groups are recognized for prevention or reduction of pollution in the air, water or land; waste reduction; restoration, preservation or enhancement of natural areas; water or energy efficiency. The program is sponsored by DHEC, International Paper and SCE&G. To learn more, visit the DHEC website.