The 2019 Technology Champion for the Santee – Lynches Region is Lee Central High School graduate (2019) Lavern Harry. He earned the honor for his academic and community service endeavors. As the winner, Harry received a monetary award of $500.00 to be used toward post-graduate expenses and a South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) Office of Career & Technology certificate.
He also attended the Education and Business Summit (EBS), the premier Career and Technology Education (CATE) state conference hosted by the Office of Career and Technology Education at SCDE in Greenville, S.C., held June 24-27.
EBS is designed to provide learning opportunities in the area of Career & Technology Education, expand best practices for use in the classroom or in administrative roles, create plans to groom South Carolina students for college and career readiness, and provoke participants to develop stronger CATE courses and programs for the success of all students.