Burkett Selected as Midlands Student of the Year
Batesburg-Leesville, SC - Kirkland Burkett, a 2017 Batesburg-Leesville High School graduate, has been selected as the Midlands winner for the South Carolina Department of Education Office of Career and Technology Education (CATE) Work Based Student of the Year. CATE Work Basked Learning exemplifies the application of academic learning to real life, real work and real world situations within business and industry.
Kirkland submitted an application and references in order to be considered for this award. She worked at B-L Animal Hospital during the spring semester of her senior year. She is the daughter of Roy and Susan Burkett.