Tom Proctor, 16, and Paul Rosenzweig, 18, received their Eagle Scout rank at an award ceremony at the Augusta Jewish Community Center on June 10. They began their scouting careers in Cub Scout Pack 56 at Stevens Creek Elementary School.
The Columbia County Soil & Water District sponsors several high school students each year to attend the Natural Resource Conservation Workshop at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Ga. This year, four students from Columbia County participated. Richard Barden (left), a student at Evans High School, received a $1,000 scholarship, $25 cash and a plaque from the Georgia Mining Association, presented by Andy Cullen.
Greenbrier graduate Brandon Byers received a $1,500 scholarship through the Scholarships for Military Children program at Fort Gordon. Brandon is the son of Scott and Donna Byers and attends Georgia Institute of Technology.
Victoria Sutton of Evans received a $1,500 scholarship through the Scholarships for Military Children at Fort Gordon. Victoria is the daughter of Damian and Debra Sutton and attends Georgia College & State University.