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Student attends school for agriculture

  • Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Local student, Mason Owens is presented with the Certificate of Completion by the South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, Hugh Weathers.

The Georgetown Soil and Water Conservation District sponsored local student Mason Owens to attend the South Carolina Commissionerís School for Agriculture in 2013.

The South Carolina Commissionerís School for Agriculture is an academic summer program coordinated by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson Universityís College of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences.

It is a week-long program held on Clemson Universityís campus.

Participants are students entering their junior and senior years of high school.

These students are interested in pursuing careers related to agriculture and natural resources.

Their week was busy with hands-on scientific exploration, workshops related to academic integrity, teamwork, personal growth, leadership and exciting field and lab based experiences.

Students interested in applying to attend in 2014 should go to http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/sccsa/ for an application and information.

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