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CMA cadet receives Sheheen Junior Leadership award
Junior Leadership - Laurie Parks Web
Junior Leadership Steering Committee Chair Laurie Parks (Above) holds a special recognition plaque given to her for 18 years of service on the Junior Leadership Steering Committee. Parks, who has also served as the annual graduation banquets mistress of ceremonies for many years, has decided to step back from her role. Fellow steering committee member Ed Garrison, who is also stepping down, received a similar plaque recognizing his participation since the programs inception 30 years ago in 1988. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
Yohann Offredo, a Camden Military Academy (CMA) senior cadet, is this year’s recipient of the Robert J. Sheheen Junior Leadership Outstanding Student Award. Former S.C. Speaker of the House Bob Sheheen, for whom the award is named, and Junior Leadership Chair Laurie Parks presented Yohann with the award during the program’s 30th annual graduation banquet Thursday night at the Robert Mills Courthouse. Parks said Yohann received a record-setting 12 nominations before being voted on to become this year’s winner.