The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) has announced that its 2011 Board of Directors Scholarship has been awarded to Casey Catherine Woodard, a senior at Union County High School.
This program awards one $2,500 scholarship on an annual basis to a graduating high school senior who is a
resident of a county chosen by lot by the Association. Union County was selected in the 2011 draw. The student must plan to attend at South Carolina college/university or two-year technical college in the fall.
Miss Woodard is a 2011 graduate of Youth Leadership Union County, a member of the National Honor Society and a varsity cheerleader. She is also a special education intern at Buffalo Elementary School, a teacher cadet and a volunteer to individuals with disabilities and special needs.
Miss Woodard plans to attend Lander University to major in special education. She is the daughter of Bart and Debbie Woodard of Union.
SCAC’s Scholarship Selection Committee met on March 31 to evaluate applicants for this award. Applicants must submit an application form and write an essay on their aspirations and goals. The selection is based upon the essay, grades, school activities and community involvement.
Chartered on June 22, 1967, SCAC is the only state organization representing county government in South Carolina. Governed by a 29-member Board of Directors composed of county officials from across the state, SCAC is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving county government in South Carolina.