TheSC Work-Based Learning Student (WBL) of the Year Awardrecognizes an outstanding WBL student who exemplifies representation while applying academia to real life, real work, and real world situations in the business/industry environment. It is with pleasure to announce that Alyssa Deann Easler, a student at Saluda High School is the 2017 Work-Based Learning Student of the Year for the Western Piedmont Education Consortium (WPEC) Region. Alyssa will represent our region as a finalist for the SC Work-Based Learning Student of the Year.A panel representing the SC Department of Education, Office of Career and Technology Education will review the finalists to select the SC Work-Based Learning Student of the Year. The award will be presented at the 2017 Education and Business Summit in June.
Alyssa is a member of our academic organizations: National Honor Society and Beta Club. She also fulfills many school-wide leadership roles as a member of the Student Council and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She is an active member of Future Farmers of America (FFA) and frequently volunteers in the community. Alyssa plans to attend a 4 year college in the fall to major in Veterinary Science and minor in Youth Ministry. Upon completion of her bachelor degree program she plans to enroll in the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Her dedication, motivation and determination will allow her to succeed. We are very proud of her accomplishments and her desire to continue to succeed.