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School District Five student wins scholarship from SC Council for the Social Studies

For Immediate Release – July 10, 2019

 

 

School District Five student wins scholarship from SC Council for the Social Studies

IRMO – Irmo High School International School for the Arts graduate, Frank Beagen, has been named one of three Clio Scholarship recipients from the South Carolina Council for the Social Studies (SCCSS).

 

Beagen was chosen from among several qualified applicants and will receive a $500.00 scholarship. 

 

“We chose Frank because of his stellar application,” said Albert Robertson, President-Elect of the South Carolina Council for the Social Studies.  “This scholarship is given annually to a high school senior or an undergraduate student who is interested in becoming a social studies educator.  We are excited that this young man is wanting to pursue a career in social studies education.”

 

Beagen will attend Lander University in the Fall. “Ultimately I would like to teach World History at the high school level,” Beagen said.  “I would like to be a mentor to students both in the classroom and ball field.”

 

In high school, Beagen’s achievements included being an honor graduate, National Honor Society, outstanding senior orchestra student, and a two-year varsity letterman in baseball.

 

“Teachers make the world a better place,” said Irmo High School principal Dr. Robin Hardy.  “There is no doubt Frank has a bright future ahead of him.  We look forward to following his success and encourage him to return home to teach at Irmo High School.”

 

The South Carolina Council for the Social Studies is a professional organization open to any person interested in social studies instruction in the private or public schools and colleges of South Carolina.  To learn more about SCCSS, please visit our website at www.sccss.org.

 

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