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LISDOLA State Award Winner

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) announced LISDOLA (Lewisville ISD Outdoor Learning Area) as a winner of the 2015 Sadie Ray Graff Educator Award on Monday, May 18, 2015. The Sadie Ray Graff Educator Award is one of twelve categories in the Keep Texas Beautiful Youth & Educator Awards and recognizes those in the field of education who encourage or demonstrate efforts to promote the KTB mission through environmental education. Each year, Keep Texas Beautiful recognizes the efforts of young people, educators and educational institutions that promote beautification, waste reduction and litter prevention through environmental education and community activism.

LISDOLA received this award for the outstanding watershed model at LISDOLA. This highly interactive model challenges participants' knowledge of surface water flow, challenges about water pollution, and promotes water conservation actions. Built with the Elm Fork Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists and LISDOLA staff, and used by hundreds of students, fun and learning are both possible! View watershed model and learn about Lewisville ISD environmental learning programs.

LISDOLA and all Award winners will be recognized at the June 16 awards luncheon during the 48th Annual KTB Conference, Blazing Trails for a Beautiful Texas Conference at the Omni Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. A full list of award winners can be found at

Keep Texas Beautiful, a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement nonprofit, strives to educate and engage Texans to take responsibility for improving their community environment. KTB and its more than 370 affiliates work with government, businesses, civic groups, and volunteers to ensure that every Texan has the opportunity to make Texas the cleanest, most beautiful state in the nation. For more information on programs and events, call 1-800-CLEAN-TX or visit