STABLE TALK News from the Campus of Barnwell High School

Colonel Mike Biddle and Sergeant Jerry Smith would like to recognize the JROTC Battalion Commander, Senior Mark Johnson, and his staff for the outstanding work they did in hosting the Veterans Day Brunch on Monday, Nov. 12. The entire BHS family extends gratitude to all veterans for their tremendous sacrifice and service.
Barnwell High's Debate Team hosted their annual debate tournament on Saturday, Nov. 10. Seven schools from across South Carolina and Georgia participated. In the coming weeks, the BHS Debaters will be competing in tournaments hosted by Williston-Elko High School and Academic Magnet High School.
BHS sophomores Laura Burckhalter and Lance Kinard have been chosen to attend the Hugh O'Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Conference. HOBY allows students the opportunity to enhance both their leadership and teamwork skills. They also meet and converse with community leaders in fields such as politics, philanthropy, education, media and volunteerism. Dixie McCollum was selected as alternate.
Senior Lauren Perry has been selected as Barnwell High School's DAR Good Citizen. She was one of three candidates nominated by the BHS faculty and then voted upon by the senior class. This annual award is sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution and is based on dependability, service and patriotism. In addition to Lauren, Mattie Brantley and Shelby Peay were also nominated by the faculty for this honor.
In addition to her DAR award, Lauren Perry was crowned Teen Miss Coastal Carolina on Nov. 10. This title affords her the opportunity to participate at the state level in June. At the same pageant, Freshman Kendall Perry was recognized as Miss Photogenic and was also named first runner-up in the Young Teen Miss Coastal Carolina division.
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