Lowcountry teacher to serve in volunteer role at Rio Olympics

Lowcountry teacher to serve in volunteer role at Rio Olympics

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - A former lowcountry teacher will travel to Brazil this week to serve as a volunteer team leader during the upcoming Summer Olympics.

Karen Beck, of Mt. Pleasant, was a health and physical education teacher at the Charleston County School District until her retirement.

Beck will work as a team leader for the Olympic Equestrian Center in Deodoro, Brazil.  According to the Charleston County School District, Beck was selected following the completion of online courses and interviews, and the achievement of additional language skills.

She will travel to Brazil on August 3.

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