2021 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 will be majoring in a Human Services field.
2021 Charlie Hagood Scholarship Application
Open to All Pickens County High School Seniors
Scholarship applications deadline is May 7, 2021 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.
2021 Danny R. Sharpe Scholarship Application
Open to all High School Senior Members of
Pickens County Youth Board and Project Go students