2017 Cassidy Houston, Irmo, SC $500
2012 Sarah Joy Babcock, Lexington, SC
Sarah is a senior at Montclaire Academy in Lexington and plans to attend the College of Charleston in the fall of 2013, majoring in elementary education with an equine minor.
Ms. Babcock has been an active member of 4-‐H clubs in Lexington and Saluda Counties since 2008, and shown at the SC State Fair for the last four years. She has shown in western, dressage and hunt seat. She has been a member of the Interscholastic Equestrian Association showing with the Hammond School Western High School Team and was Zone 4 Champion in JV Beginner Division and National Finalist.
Along with her equine activities, Sarah has been active in her other areas of interest. She is a junior volunteer at the Lexington County Public Library; a Junior Master Gardener and Teacher Assistant at the Riverbanks Zoo & Garden; and has been a cast member in area theaters including Town Theater, Village Square and Worship Theater.
Sarah is a member of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church where she is an active member of the Rock Solid Youth Group. During her involvement with the youth group, she has been a member of the student leadership team, youth praise band, and participated in mission trips to Texas, Kentucky, Alabama and Panama.
Ms. Babcock is a part time employee of Chick-‐fil-‐A in West Columbia, SC.
SCHC congratulates Sarah Joy Babcock on her accomplishments and is proud to have her represent SCHC with this award.