Rachael Caroline Richardson, daughter of John and Barbara Richardson of Union, has been selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen South Carolina Scholarship and Recognition Program to be held Sept. 3-5 at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville.
Pre-Treen South Carolina is a by invitation only Scholarship and Recognition event involving young ladies 7 to 12 years of age based on their school academic records, awards and honors won and/or their participation in outside activities. Additionally, young ladies are invited who have been recognized publicly for their outstanding personal achievements, volunteer services, school involvement, leadership abilities or creative talents.
State Finalists will be evaluated on (1) Academic Achievement; (2) Volunteer Service to Community; (3) School Honors and Activities; (4) Development of Personal Skills and Abilities; (5) General Knowledgeability; (6) Community Ability; (7) On-Stage Acknowledgement of Accomplishments.
Pre-Teen South Carolina will award more than $5,000 in educational bonds, prizes and awards.
Rachael is very grateful to the following sponsors who have enabled her to attend this prestigious event:
• Hank and Martha Parker
• Dr. Gerald and Lora Fielder
• Grandpa and Grandma Stanley
• Papa and Bubba Richardson
• The Aunts and Uncles
• Her Proud Family
The Pre-Teen America Programs, founded in 1990, offers wholesome family activity and currently conducts state programs in many states. The national headquarters for the Pre-Teen America Scholarship and Recognition Program is located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Patricia Daniel is the founder and national director. The national charity affiliate of the Pre-Teen America Program is the Shriners Children’s Hospitals. The Pre-Teen America Program has donated more than $395,000 since 1990 to the Shriners Children’s Hospitals, as well as to other previous national charity affiliates. If you are interested in recommending a potential participant or applying for a future Pre-Teen America state program, you may do so by visiting our website www.preteenamerica.com, e-mailing us at email@example.com or submitting the young lady’s name, address, age, birthdate, and G.P.A. to the Pre-Teen America Nationa Headquarters, PO Box 14328, Baton Rouge, LA 70898.