Annual Rogers Scholarship golf tourney successful for 13th year

PICKENS — Eleven teams participated in the 13th annual Charles F. Rogers Scholarship Award Golf Tournament held at Southern Oaks Golf Club on April 29.

The event, which is held annually, raises money for scholarships that will be awarded to Pickens High School basketball team members who plan to further their education. A senior

First-place winners at the annual Charles F. Rogers Scholarship Award Golf Tournament were Matthew Childs, Tyler Burgess, Chad Roper and Justin Gravely.

from the varsity girls team and a senior from the varsity boys team will receive the scholarship awards later this month.

This will be the 14th year the scholarship has been presented in honor of the late Charles Rogers, a man who gave so much to Pickens High School as a player and coach for so many years.

“This tournament honors the memory of Charles Rogers, and his legacy lives on through this award,” PHS girls’ basketball coach Butch Morris said. “It’s the least we can do for a man that gave his time and talents to Pickens High School, as well as our community.”

The first-place team was made up of Chad Roper, Tyler Burgess, Justin Gravely and Matthew

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