SC Association for Agricultural Educators

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 SCAAE Award Winners!

  • Outstanding Young Teacher:  Jessica Jones - Center for Advanced Technical Studies
  • Outstanding Ag Ed Teacher:  - Amanda Crouch - Saluda High School
  • Outstanding Teacher Mentor: Kevin Sox - Center for Advanced Technical Studies
  • Outstanding Adult Ag Ed Program:  East Clarendon Young Farmers, Bert Beasley
  • S.C. Ideas Unlimited:  Lee Petitgout - Nation Ford High School
  • Agriscience Teacher of the Year: Lindsey Arnold -  Bryson Middle School
  • Teacher  "Turn the Key":  Kelsey Bridges-Anderson - Clover High School
  • Clark Woods Distinguished Teacher Award - Tommy Harmon - Pelion High School
  • John W. Parris Agricultural Leadership Award:  Rep. James H. Lucas, SC Speaker of the House of Representatives


The South Carolina Association of Agricultural Educators seeks to advance agricultural education and promote the professional interests and growth of agriculture teachers as well as recruit and prepare students who have a desire to teach agriculture. Membership benefits assist members in growing professionally and in becoming more effective agricultural educators. It is an affiliate of the National Association of Agricultural Educators, which provides leadership opportunities, service, and advocacy for agricultural education professionals.

  • To join, click here and print a membership form.
  • Complete and submit with a check made payable to SCAAE.
  • Mail to Clair Hammonds, Secretary, SCAAE, Carolina Forest High School, 700 Gardner Lacy Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579