Kylie Cathcart of Irmo a 2019 graduate of Spring Hill High School, has been awarded a $1000 college scholarship by the SC Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society according to Hugh Caldwell, Secretary-Treasurer of the state organization. The scholarship is given annually to a South Carolina student for undergraduate studies in the fields of conservation/natural resources.

Cathcart was enrolled in the Center for Advanced Technical Studies at Spring Hill High where she was active in the FFA chapter. She represented the FFA in numerous career development events including Soil Judging and Land Evaluation, Extemporaneous Speaking, Agricultural Mechanics, Livestock Evaluation, Poultry Evaluation and Milk Quality and Products. Cathcart served as president of the local FFA organization during her senior year.

She served as a delegate to the State and National FFA Conventions for three years. She is seeking a state FFA officer position for 2019-20.

A National Honor Society Member, Cathcart was a Beta Club member, a member of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee and a National Technical Honor Society Member.

She is an active member of Riverland Hills Baptist Church, will enter Clemson University in August to major in Agricultural Education. She is the daughter of Christopher and Robin Cathcart of Irmo.

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