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Dr. Couch receives the 2022 Governor's Award for Excellence in Scientific Awareness

This month, Dr. Bob Couch, an EOC member and Director of the Anderson Institute of Technology, was awarded the 2022 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Scientific Awareness. This award is presented to a candidate whose achievements have had a significant impact on science education and science awareness both in South Carolina and at the national level, and whose achievements are of such high quality that they merit special recognition.


Couch is a state and national leader in career and technology education, widely regarded as the chief architect of the landmark Education and Economic Development Act of 2005. He has served on the EOC since January 2015 when he was appointed to serve as the Speaker of the House of Representative’s educator representative to the EOC.

2022 Governor's Award