Department Award Winners Announced

Department of South Carolina - 1/4/2023

Patriot's Pen Winners:

Dept Winner - Haley Kathleen Justice, Post 9539 District 8
2nd place - Matthew A. Ponkow, Post 3137 District 1
3rd place - Callie J. McDougall, Post 6740 District 2

Voice of Democracy:
Dept Winner - Zoey Hughes, Post 641 District 20
2nd Place Sarah Campbell, Post 9539 District 8
3rd Place Alyssa Hurdich, Post 10804 District 7

Cadet Awards:
Civil Air Patrol Cadet - SMSGT Jachai A. Schweitzer, Post 12102 District 1
Naval Sea Cadet - PO2 Nathan Wrigley, Post 3137 District 1
JROTC - Josiah Fortenberry, Post 6932 District 9

Public Safety Awards:
Law Enforcement Officer - James Paul Jernigan, Post 10804 District 7
911 Dispatcher - Murzette Sherrie Hilton, Post 10256 District 1
Firefighter - Frank Hauber, Post 10256 District 1

Communication Awards:
Best Newsletter - District 1 (Honorable mentions: Posts 10804, 445, 3433, 12102, 6091)
Outstanding Post Media - Post 6444 District 7
Outstanding District Media - District 1
Outstanding Website Award - Post 8738 District 2

Department Teacher’s Citizenship Education Award.
Overall winner:
Kimberly Stokes
9-12 Grade
Post 11079 Elgin
District 2
First Place K-5:
Summer Abukhomra
Post 10256 Goose Creek
District 1
First Place 6-8 Grade:
Gerilyn Leland
Post 445 Charleston 
District 1

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