The Friends of Preston Library awarded Head Cadet Assistant Berley Rister with this year’s Camper Award. Mr. Rister began his service as a cadet assistant in the summer of 2008. As a cadet assistant, Mr. Rister continued to accept greater responsibilities, and as Head Cadet Assistant, he exhibited outstanding leadership and service. Joining in the ceremony on April 29th to honor Cadet Rister were members of the Friends’ Board, library staff, and Mr. Bob Camper, son of the award’s namesake. Mr. Drummond Ayres, chairman of the Friends, presented Cadet Rister with a letter of appreciation, certificate, and a cash award. Berley is a physics major and plans to attend graduate school at Clemson.