PRIDE, Inc., a non profit organization that promotes environmental cleanup and education across the region, has given $5,900 in Environmental Education Contracts to four local schools.
Beckham Bates Elementary School received $1,500 to create a butterfly garden.
With $1,500, Arlie Boggs Elementary will complete an outdoor classroom.
Letcher Elementary School will expand its outdoor classroom and provide a field trip to Camp Nathanael with its $1,400 contract.
Letcher County Central High School received $1,500 to expand its outdoor classroom.
PRIDE awarded $134,275 to 94 schools, nonprofit organizations and other educators across southern and eastern Kentucky for the 2011-2012 school year. The contracts are worth up to $1,500 each.