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Best & Brightest finalist: Stephen "Joey" Baldwin, North Augusta High School

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SCHOOL ACTIVITIES: National Beta Club, Future Business Leaders of America, senior class vice president, National Honor Society, National Art Honor Society, varsity swimming, tennis, cross country

Stephen "Joey" Baldwin

AWARDS AND HONORS: Eagle Scout, North Augusta High School Hall of Fame, Palmetto Fellows State Scholarship, AP Scholar, Palmetto Boys State, Emerging Public Leaders Program, A-B Honor Roll

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES: North Augusta Video Legacy Project, Riverview Tennis Camp for underprivileged children, Project

HOMAGE, coordinator of memorial brick fund-raiser, Episcopal Diocese of Georgia Youth Programs

COLLEGE/CAREER: Accepted at several schools including Clemson, Winthrop, Wofford and College of Charleston

OF NOTE: Likes playing
the piano, drawing, videography and ultimate Frisbee

NOMINATOR’S NOTE: “Peers and adults alike recognize Joey’s leadership skills. Joey is … dependable and is inclusive, rather in exclusive of others.” – Ray Fleming, Aiken County Board of Education

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