Manning Crapps Receives Young Alumni Award from Clemson University
November 1, 2016 (Lexington, SC) – The Clemson University Young Alumni Council (YAC) has recognized Manning Crapps as part of the 2016 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors. Honorees are selected based on their continued efforts to uphold the university’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect.
Crapps, a Lexington native, received his degree in economics from Clemson in 2006 and began his banking career in the Midlands. He joined First Community Bank in 2014 as a financial consultant in the downtown Columbia office. As part of the First Community Financial Consultants team, Crapps assists clients with retirement strategies, 401(k) plans and qualified plans for businesses.
He was part of a group of Lexington residents who formed the Lexington Beautification Foundation, a volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to beautifying the scenic and historic community of Lexington, as well as stimulating civic pride and teamwork. The group started the Lexington Wine Walk on Main, which has become a signature event in the town and attracts thousands of visitors every year.
Crapps currently serves as the President of the Lexington County Clemson Club. He also recently began his first term on the Clemson University Board of Visitors.
The “Roaring 10” is Clemson Young Alumni Council's most prestigious award. The primary mission of Clemson YAC is to support the goals of the Clemson Alumni Association specifically on matters pertaining to Young Alumni. It connects Young Alumni with the University, assists Young Alumni in the transition from active student to alumnus, facilitates fellowship, personal growth and professional development opportunities for young alumni and formally represents Young Alumni interests to the Clemson Alumni Council.