NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A program that dates back to the early 1980s is returning to New Hanover County soon.
Keep New Hanover County Beautiful announced on Wednesday that the Green Schools Awards are returning with a $1,000 first-place prize on the line.
Schools that win the award will receive a banner to display in their school and cash prizes to further their green initiatives, according to a news release. In addition to the $1,000 first-place prize, $500 will be given to the second-place winner and $250 will go to the third and fourth place schools.
All of the winners will also be invited to an awards ceremony to be held in June.