Law Related Education Division announces 2014 award winners

May 06, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 6, 2014)—The S.C. Bar Law Related Education (LRE) Division has announced the winners of its 2014 LRE Awards. Congratulations to the following award recipients:

Lawyer of the Year: George W. Branstiter II

Citizen of the Year: Norman McQueen

High School Teacher of the Year: Mark Davis, Woodmont High School

Middle School Teacher of the Year: Tim Hicks, Dent Middle School

High School of the Year: Early College High School

Middle School of the Year: Dent Middle School

The 2014 High School Mock Trial Scholarship recipients are:
· Shannon Cherney, N. Myrtle Beach High School
· Holli Credit, Fort Mill High School
· John Gillespie, Strom Thurmond High School
· Lukas Gshwandtner, N. Myrtle Beach High School
· Lucas Hooks, Johnsonville High School
· Annie Hu, Lexington High School
· Caroline Latimer, Lexington High School
· Isha Shah, Lexington High School
· Erin Sweeney, Strom Thurmond High School

The We the People Scholarship recipient is Kathleen Greer Glenn of Wando High School.

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The S.C. Bar LRE Division, which was developed to improve the ability of teachers to instruct law related education, has been part of the Bar since 1976.

The South Carolina Bar, which has a membership of more than 15,000 lawyers, is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.