The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce wishes to congratulate the following scholarship recipients for 2012:
Calhoun County Chamber and Zeus Industrial Products Scholarship Jade DeAna Jenkins resides in St. Matthews and will graduate from Calhoun County High School. She plans to study mass communication and broadcast journalism and hopes to work in the field of print and broadcast journalism. Of her community involvement, she values her time spent with the Council on Aging the most. She wrote in her essay, "no matter how old you get, you're still as young as you want to be". Her principal, Cynthia Johnson, wrote that, "[Miss Jenkins] serves as a role model for her peers, by exhibiting readiness, responsibility, and respectfulness".
Calhoun County Chamber and Zeus Industrial Products Scholarship Elizabeth Grace Moore resides in Orangeburg and will graduate from Calhoun Academy. She plans to study health science administration and business and hopes to work as a hospital administrator or in medical sales. She credits her coaches as inspiring her to excel in everything she does. Her golf team coaches, Randy Eden and George Vaing, wrote that, "she always strives to be the best she can be".
Calhoun County Chamber and Regional Medical Center Scholarship Cameron Hayley Miller resides in St. Matthews and will graduate from Calhoun Academy. She plans to study nursing so she can help and serve others. She would ultimately like to pursue a Masters degree in pediatric nursing. She wrote of sharing love and compassion with others, and her employer, Mark Smith of Cameron Pharmacy, described her as "trustworthy, responsible, and possessing an uncommon work ethic".
Calhoun County Chamber and Regional Medical Center Scholarship Samuel James McSween resides in Swansea and will graduate from Calhoun Academy. He plans to study nursing and work as a registered nurse in a hospital emergency room setting. He wrote in his essay, "I love to help people and have a genuine concern for people, and as a nurse I will get a chance to help people that need it and be part of something that is much bigger than myself". His teacher, Gail Stabler, wrote that, "Samuel is an excellent candidate for this scholarship because he knows exactly what he wants to do with his life and also because of his outstanding character and manners".