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Jackson Reese-SPCS and Aakash Patel-CHS Scholarship Winners


The Pageland Chamber of Commerce recently announced the winners of their annual Scholarship, given at the two Pageland area high schools.  Each award winner received a $250 cash award.

Chosen from Central High, Aakash Patel, class salutatorian will attend Clemson University in the fall.  He has received a full scholarship from the university and will major in Financial Management.  Aakash has been a leader at CHS, serving as President on Student Council, Executive Council, Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta and National Technical Honor Society.  He was also active in basketball and cross country.

From South Pointe Christian, Jackson Reese was chosen as the recipient.  Jackson is the salutatorian for SPCS and led the senior class as President.  Jackson has an impressive career with many leadership roles while also playing sports.  He received the MVP for Soccer, Basketball and Baseball.  His Cross Country Jersey was retired after his senior year and he received the Patriot Award, the highest award given for athletics.  Jackson will attend Anderson University this fall and major in History and English and he would like a career in the military.

Sondra Price, director of the Chamber stated “We are proud of these two seniors, both have impressive accomplishments – too many to name them all.  They were chosen from an extraordinary group of applicants.  These boys have been good stewards of community service, which is also one of our requirements.  We wish them and all seniors the best of luck in their future endeavors.”