DARIEN \u2014 Darien High School senior Nisha Nalawade has been named the student champion in the 10th annual Aquarion Environmental Champion awards. Aquarion said, \u201cNisha is a committed environmental advocate with a special passion for water conservation.\u201d Nisha participated in the University of Connecticut\u2019s Natural Resources Conservation Academy Conservation Training Partnerships program, an environmental education workshop that engages high school students and adult volunteers in conservation science. Following the completion of the workshop, Nisha worked to help the town of Darien become a certified Sustainable CT town. Aquarion shared a video highlighting Nisha\u2019s acheivements on YouTube. Nisha collaborated with community partners, municipal officials, and local environmental organizations in order to educate residents about ways they can conserve water. The project included conducting a water conservation survey, the data from which Nisha presented at a Water Conservation Workshop. Nisha also wrote articles in two local newspapers on water conservation, highlighting not only conservation tips, but also why people should care about conservation in light of climate change. Related: You should care about water conservation Nisha\u2019s work helped Darien earn the Bronze 2019 Sustainable CT certification. \u201cAquarion is proud to be Stewards of the Environment, and we are very pleased to highlight the efforts of these committed advocates,\u201d said Donald J. Morrissey, President of Aquarion Water Company.