Ken Lake, director at the Lexington County School District One Technology Center, received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
The South Carolina Association for Career and Technical Education presented the award to Lake during the South Carolina Education and Business Summit.
In his 42 years in education, Lake has served as a teacher, college professor, South Carolina Department of Education administrator, assistant director and, for the last 26 years, director at the technology center.
The technology center provides specialized career development courses for more than 3,000 students from the four high schools in the district.
Submitted by Lexington One.