CLOVER — Sara Ann Comer, 21 and the daughter of Marty and Doug Comer of Hickory Grove, is the recipient of the 2013-14 York County Farm Bureau scholarship. She is entering her senior year at Clemson University, majoring in agriculture education.
Sara Ann Comer earns Farm Bureau scholarship
Sara Ann Comer, 21 and the daughter of Marty and Doug Comer of Hickory Grove, is the recipient of the 2013-14 York County Farm Bureau scholarship. She is entering her senior year at Clemson University, majoring in agriculture education.
The recipient was announced by Arthur Q. Black, president of the York County Farm Bureau.
This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a resident of York County based on character, demonstrated leadership abilities and dedication to agriculture or a related field, after completing his or her first semester at a four-year school of higher education.
Rachel Park earns Congressional Gold Award
Rachel Park, a rising senior at Clover High School, received her Congressional Gold Award in Washington, D.C. She is one of four from South Carolina and 246 nationally to receive the award.
The award given by Congress is about challenging youth in setting personal goals and planning activities to achieve in four areas: 400 hours of voluntary public service, 200 hours of personal development, 200 hours of physical fitness and an expedition/exploration activity with four consecutive nights.
Sen. Tim Scott and U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney were present at the Gold Award Ceremony on Capitol Hill. Attending were her parents, Steve and Martha Park, her sister, Haley, and grandparents, the Rev. and Mrs. David Swygert of Fort Mill and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Park of Columbia. For more information about the award, visit www.congressionalaward.org.