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DMES teacher is S.C. Conservation Primary School Teacher of the Year
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Kershaw Conservation District (KCD) Chairman Jeff Clark, Dobys Mill Elementary School science lab teacher Lorrie Welch, KCD Coordinator Donna Douglas and KCD Commissioner Ed Estridge celebrate Welch's award as the S.C. Conservation Primary School Teacher of the Year. - photo by Provided by the KCSD
Doby’s Mill Elementary School (DMES) science lab teacher Lorrie Welch is the 2016 SC Conservation Primary School Teacher of the Year, named by the S.C. Association of Conservation Districts (SCACD) Considered the “Queen of Recycling” at her school, Welch works with students to make Christmas ornaments out of aluminum cans and shakers for the study of sound from plastic bottles, according to a Kershaw County School District (KCSD) press release. Welch considers it her job as a science teacher to bring conservation awareness to her students. “In the classroom, I strive to teach my students ways in which we all can be green,” she said.