Charleston, SC (March 4)---Sergeant First Class Jerry W. Lawson, a Senior Military Army ROTC instructor, was awarded the Serviceman of the Year Award by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce. The award was in "recognition to outstanding service and loyalty to the United States Army and Charleston Metro Region."
Sergeant First Class Lawson came to The Citadel in July of 1995. He is currently working as an ROTC instructor at The Citadel and is involved in the non-commissioned Officer in Charge of the Ranger Challenge team, the Cordell Airborne Ranger Club, and the pre-airborne and pre-air assault programs.
The awards presentation took place at the Charleston Landing Bio Dome at a Chamber of Commerce's Red Carpet Breakfast.
SFC Lawson is the son of the Mrs. Allene Slate Lawson and the late Mr. Fred Thomas Lawson of Winston-Salem, NC. SFC Lawson resides in Summerville, SC.