A well-educated and highly trained workforce is the defining characteristic of Pickens County.South Carolina.USA. Home of the Scholar Technician, our workforce development program gives businesses in Pickens County a true competitive edge.
The Pickens County School District is second to none in South Carolina, as the highest-ranking countywide school district in the state. The Pickens County Career and Technology Center also has a history of excellence as the number one technical high school in South Carolina. It is the only high school in South Carolina that teaches 5-axis machining to high school students. Pickens County is also home to Clemson University, Southern Wesleyan University, and Tri-County Technical College, offering Pickens County companies a competitive advantage.