Campbell named Scholar Technician of the Year

By Greg Oliver
Courtesy The Journal

LIBERTY — Pickens County educators and industry officials gathered recently to celebrate the technical achievements of high school students over the past year, which included the naming of Jacob Campbell as the 2019 Scholar Technician of the Year.

The award was given as part of the seventh annual Pickens County STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Evening of Celebration at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center to recognize technical high school students.

Alliance Pickens executive director Ray Farley said the award was developed nearly nine years ago.

“Our annual evening of celebration is a component of our scholarship technician endeavor, so at that event we award the Scholar Technician of the Year, which is the Heisman Trophy for the technically educated Pickens County high school student who has shown a dedication to their skill, a strong work ethic and character and evaluation that is done by the private sector,” Farley said. “It’s a very

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