Keep the Midlands Beautiful Seeks Teens for 2010-2011 Student Advisory Board

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Keep the Midlands Beautiful is now accepting applications for the 2010-2011 Student Advisory Board and Student Advisory Board Leadership Council.

The Keep the Midlands Beautiful Student Advisory Board, which is made possible through the support of Waste Management, will work with Keep the Midlands Beautiful to develop in-creased awareness of environmental issues and pursue community improvement projects in participating students’ schools and communities. Students will gain leadership skills and valuable community ser-vice experience, while also connecting with like-minded students from other schools.

The 2010-2011 Student Advisory Board will be comprised of up to 60 students from public and private schools in Richland and Lexington Counties. Members will serve on the board for the 2010-2011 school year and are required to attend a fall workshop and to participate in at least two service projects during the school year.

Applications are required and are due April 30, 2010. Full details and the application form are available at www.keepthemidlandsbeautiful.org.   Applicants will be notified by May 14.