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Each year the following awards and scholarships are available:
 
LRE Middle and High School of the Year ($2,500)
One middle school and one high school are selected as the Law Related Education (LRE) School of the Year. Winners of the LRE middle school and high school of the year are chosen based on their implementation of LRE curricula and/or programs and commitment to the principles of LRE. Each school receives an award of $2,500 as non-designated funds. The plaque and check will be presented at the school.

LRE Middle and High School Teacher of the Year ($500)
Each year, beginning in 2005, one middle school and one high school teacher are selected as the LRE Teacher of the Year chosen on the same criteria for LRE School of the Year. Each teacher receives an award of $500 as non-designated funds. The plaque and check will be presented at the school to the teacher.
 
LRE High School Mock Trial Scholarships ($500)
High school seniors who have participated in mock trial have the opportunity to apply for a one-time a non-designated funds $500 Mock Trial Scholarship to assist with higher education costs.
 

LRE We the People Scholarships ($500)
High school seniors who have participated in either We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution or We the People: Project Citizen have the opportunity to apply for a one-time a non-designated funds $500 We the People Scholarship to assist with higher education costs.
2014 We the People Scholarship Application

LRE Lawyer of the Year 
Each year, a member of the South Carolina Bar who has either been nominated or self-nominated is awarded with the honor of LRE Lawyer of the Year Award. The recipient of this award will be one who has fostered public understanding of the values of our legal and judicial system; stimulated a deeper sense of individual responsibility by helping students recognize their legal duties and rights; encouraged and supported effective LRE programs; and increased communication among students, educators and those working in the legal system. The LRE Lawyer of the Year will be recognized at the Board of Governors meeting in May in front of his or her peers.
 
LRE Citizen of the Year ($500)
Each year, a South Carolina citizen who has either been nominated or self-nominated is awarded with LRE Citizen of the Year Award. The recipient of this award will be one who has fostered public understanding of the values of our legal and judicial system; stimulated a deeper sense of individual responsibility by helping students recognize their legal duties and rights; encouraged and supported effective LRE programs; and increased communication among students, educators, and those working in the legal system.  The LRE Citizen of the Year receives an award of $500 as non-designated funds.
 

Awards and Scholarships Schedule

Application Deadline - Postmarked by March 19, 2014     

Submitting Applications and Nominations: 

Donald N. Lanier, Program Coordinator
South Carolina Bar: Law Related Education Division
Post Office Box 608
Columbia, SC 29202-0608        

           -or- 

950 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Questions? Contact Donald N. Lanier at (803) 252-5139 or e-mail dlanier@scbar.org.