Sdpc graduates earn Teacher Forum Educational Scholarships

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COUNTY — Seven graduates of the class of 2014 have earned the School District of Pickens County Teacher Forum Educational Scholarship.

The scholarships are awarded to graduating senior Teacher Cadets from each Pickens County high school.

The seniors selected must have has completed a Teacher Cadet course as a junior or senior. The students must be planning to attend a technical college and transfer to a four—year college or to attend a four-year college or university in South Carolina and must be declaring a major in education in order to qualify.

The seven recipients of this year’s Teacher Forum Scholarships are:

• Abby Roe — Daniel High School, Winner

• John Garrett — Daniel High School, Runner-up

• Ashli Livingston — Easley High School, Winner

• Sierra Kelley — Easley High School, Runner-up

• Courtney Lesley — Liberty High School, Winner

• James Chambers — Liberty High School, Runner-up

• Casey Norton — Pickens High School

Winners earned a scholarship of $2,150. Runners-up or students at schools with a single qualifying applicant earned a scholarship of $1,000.