ASCEM

Awards & Scholarships

The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM) presents annual awards to recognize outstanding achievements of energy managers, projects, and students in South Carolina. These awards include:

ENERGY MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD:
The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM) Energy Manager of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding work of an individual energy professional in the field of energy management. It aims to recognize and encourage the role of those working in the energy management profession, acknowledging both individual achievements in efficient energy practices and the innovative use of energy-saving technologies in the workplace.

Please nominate an individual for the Energy Manager of the Year who:

  • has saved energy dollars through innovative energy saving projects within a state agency, school district or college/university and/or
  • has gone above and beyond their job duties to assist in the implementation of energy efficiency measures in the past year.

If you have any questions, please contact Julia Parris at 803 -737-9825 or via email for more information. Thank you for your continued input and support.

ENERGY MANAGER OF THE YEAR NOMINATION FORM

2016 Energy Manager of the Year: Tony Holcomb, Georgetown School District

Past Award Winners:
2015:  Clark Simpkins, Spartanburg School District 4
2014:  Tim Berklich, Greenville County Schools
2013:  Charles Stevenson, USC- Columbia
2012:  Clyde Chan, Sumter School District
2011:  Paul Hucks, Horry School District
2010:  Blaine Walker
2009:  Kevin Ingalls, Bob Jones University
2008:  Jack Thompson, Beaufort School District
2007:  Paul Cantrell, The Citadel
2006:  David Hogge, Berkeley School District
2005:  Bill Charlwood
2004:  Mark Bellany, Piedmont Technical College
2003: Jamie Spears, Lancaster School District
2002: Vello Forrester, SC Department of Corrections
2001: Ronnie Roberts, Greenville County

ENERGY PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD:

The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers ASCEM Energy Project of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding work of an organization to improve their energy management system at their facilities by implementing measures to save energy.

It recognizes the innovative use of energy-saving technologies, which improve energy efficiency and save energy dollars.

Please nominate a public sector institution (state agency, school district, and college/university) for the Energy Project of the Year Award who has saved energy dollars through energy conservation projects such as through the installation of energy efficient equipment and/or energy saving capital improvements.

Please describe the project and the anticipated savings from implementing the energy saving measurements. You may nominate your own organization, or if you know of another public sector institution that you would like to nominate, please nominate them using the attached form.

You may nominate someone within your own organization, or if you know of someone from another institution you would like to nominate, please nominate them using the links below.

If you have any questions, please contact Julia Parris at 803 -737-9825 or via email for more information. 

Past Award Winners
2015:  Fort Mill School District
2014:  SC Department of Employment & Workforce
2013:  Georgetown School District
2012:  Greenville School District
2011:  Clemson University
2010:  Medical University of South Carolina
2009:  SC School for the Deaf and the Blind
2008:  Newberry School District
2007:  Bob Jones University
2006:  Rock Hill School District Three
2005:  Pickens School District
2004:  Winthrop University
2003:  Horry School District
2002:  Darlington School District

THE MARK A. MARTIN ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH CAROLINA ENERGY MANAGERS SCHOLARSHIP:
The scholarship is designed to assist ASCEM members with higher education expenses of their family members. The student must be a graduating senior from a South Carolina school and must plan to continue their education in some form after graduation, including but not limited to a college, university, or technical college. Primary consideration is given to the student’s academic effort, leadership ability, and extracurricular activities, without considering financial need.

 
2016 ASCEM Scholarship Winners
Tyler Barber, son of David Barber, Spartanburg Community College
Caroline Knight, daughter of Bill Knight, Greenville County Schools