BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) - Beaufort County has made the list of 100 Best Communities for Young People for 2011.
It's the first time Beaufort County has made the list. The 100 Best Communities recognizes places that have worked to reduce dropout rates and provide outstanding services to support young people.
Beaufort County will receive a $2,500 grand that can be used to fund a program or service or for a local event to celebrate the win.
Among the Beaufort County programs cited on the 100 Best Communities website were the Beaufort County Youth Leadership Conference, The YMCA of Beaufort County, the Boys & Girls Club of the Lowcountry and the school district.
See the 100 Best Communities website to view all the winners.