PHS Scholar-Athletes

On Sept. 29, September Scholar-Athletes of the Month were named at Pickens High School. The female Scholar-Athlete is Olivia Wallen. Wallen is a junior and a member of the varsity cheer and cross-country teams. She was nominated by her personal finance teacher, Kathryn Holcombe. Wallen is the daughter of Derek and Amanda King. The male Scholar-Athlete is Sammy Edwards. Edwards is a member of the football team and was nominated by his English teacher, Christie Dunson. He is the son of Bobby and Sandra Rice. Scholar-Athletes are chosen for their leadership and academic excellence. This month’s award was sponsored by friends of the family of legendary former Pickens head coach Bill Isaacs, , in memory of his longtime service to PHS athletics.