2020 Scholarship Applications

Charlie Hagood Scholarship

In April 2009, the Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County Board of Directors established a scholarship to be given in memory of Charlie Hagood, who died in March 2009 after a battle with lung cancer. Charlie dedicated his life to helping others, especially people with alcohol problems. This, he accomplished in such a confidential manner that often only the person he assisted knew of his help. 

Mr. Hagood served on the Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County Board of Directors for almost 13 years. Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County recognizes the benefit from our association with Mr. Hagood, both professionally and personally. This is a way to honor this truly exceptional man. 

This $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a senior graduating from a Pickens County high school that be majoring in a Human Services field. 

2020 Charlie Hagood Scholarship Application

Open to All Pickens County High School Seniors 

except Pickens County Youth Board & Project Go Seniors

Scholarship applications deadline is May 29, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Danny R. Sharpe Scholarship

In 1997, the Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County Board of Directors established a scholarship to be awarded in recognition of Danny R. Sharpe’s 25 years of dedicated service and leadership of the Pickens County Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, DBA, Behavioral Health Services of Pickens County. 

 

Mr. Sharpe began his association with the agency in 1973 as the ADSAP Program Coordinator.  In 1976 he was promoted to the Executive Director.  He remained in this position until his retirement in July 2007.  Under Mr. Sharpe’s leadership, the agency flourished from a staff of less than 10 to over 40 full-time employees, serving the community with a multitude of services for the entire family. 

 

Mr. Sharpe has also served the Pickens County community with his association and volunteering on numerous Boards, including the School District of Pickens County, American Red Cross, United Way, Pickens County Chamber of Commerce, YMCA and Salvation Army.  Mr. Sharpe was involved in the advancement of the 301 Alcohol and Drug Abuse by serving as the Chairman of the Behavioral Health Services Association of South Carolina Public Policy Committee.  

 

 

This $2000 scholarship is awarded annually to Pickens County Youth Board high school Senior or Project Go high school Senior graduating from a Pickens County high school, who plans to pursue a degree majoring in a Human Services field.

2020 Danny R. Sharpe Scholarship Application

Open to all High School Senior Members of

Pickens County Youth Board and Project Go students

Scholarship applications deadline is May 29, 2020 at 5:00 PM

Do you have any questions about either scholarship?

Please see your guidance counselor at school or call (864) 898-5800  and ask for Cathy Breazeale.

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