Pelion HS Graduate Receives $5,000 Scholarship From Lexington Chamber

August 25, 2020 | Posted By: Connor Watkins

Pelion HS Graduate Receives $5,000 Scholarship From Lexington Chamber

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center awarded Pelion High School graduate Maria del Carmen Charre with its $5,000 Doris Burkett Scholarship.

The Doris Burkett Scholarship is given to Lexington School District One students who will be attending either a four-year college, university or technical college. This needs-based scholarship places emphasis on moral integrity and the potential of the individual to become a productive citizen.

Charre will be attending Winthrop University where she will majoring in chemistry. She plans to pursue a career as a physician to provide medical assistance to those who may not have easy access to health care.

To learn more about the Doris Burkett Scholarship and the Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center, visit www.lexingtonsc.org.

A 4-Star Accredited Chamber, The Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center has been creating a community that grows business for more than 60 years. Through services, advocacy and education for its 800 shareholders, the LCVC strives to promote business prosperity and a thriving community. To learn more about the Chamber and the Lexington area, visit www.lexingtonsc.org.

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