Three years ago, the school started an initiative requiring each grade to plan and perform a community service project. "It's something our school commits to," said Nancy Wood, a fourth grade teacher at KEES.
This year the fourth graders partnered with Heifer International to raise money to help a family they don't know somewhere else in the world, she said.
The following students were recognized:
Principal's List: Raven Wood, Ansley Pope, Allante Harrison, Rashodd Howze, Kelcee Shore, Kenneth Utz and Kaylla Williams.
A/B Honor Roll: Logan Beasley, Jevonn Dukes, Brandon Felder, Jacoby Hammond, Dillon Isaac, Tyesha James, Davnuis Johnson, Delvin Johnson, Renee Polite, Amanda Prater, Tyler Sanderlin, Erika Childs, Whitney Gerrick, Raven Hampton, Rachel Still, Frantzline Toussaint, Amber
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AIKEN, S.C. (December 15, 2010) - Amid a successful 30-year career focused largely on positive contributions to the nuclear industry, Dave Olson knows when it's time to return a favor.
Jessica Hallman, Barnwell; Megan McFadden, Blackville; James Paisley, Barnwell; and Tracy Strickland, Barnwell.
Dustin Beasley, Blackville; Ralph Bodiford, Williston; Stacey Childress, Barnwell; Charlene Grant, Barnwell; Bethany Jarrett, Williston; Evelyn Johnson, Barnwell; Laura Maule, Blackville; Lauren Ray, Barnwell; Alicia Strock, Barnwell; Jordan Toole, Barnwell; and Courtney Williams, Barnwell.
Charlotte Byrne, Cameron Dobson, Kiah Morris, Kelsey Peay, Carolina Zissette, Tiffany Zorn, Carson Anderson, William Barnes, William Epperson, Benjamin Gardner and Madison Prater.
In order for a site to receive the award you must first receive the Gold Star award for three consecutive months.
In order to receive a Gold Star award a site must meet and maintain the following goals:
Barfield has been cast in "Hairspray" by the Augusta Players.
"I'm not lucky. I'm blessed," Barfield said.
Barfield said he has dreamed of being famous ever since he was a little boy.
"I want to take time to say thank you," he said.
For more information, visit www.augustaplayers.org.
The display is known as the SGI-USA National Victory Over Violence (VOV) exhibit. SGI-USA is Soka Gakkai International-USA, a culturally diverse Buddhist association with over 12 million members in 185 countries. SGI-USA runs the VOV initiative.
The following students placed at the conference:
4th grade: ‘A’ Honor Roll
Ms. Phyllis Bryan: Haley Bodiford.
Mrs. Julia Ferguson: Austin Jackson, Harrison Miller, Rachel Perez, Makenzie Renew, Collins Smith, Alyssa Still, Casey Terry, Lexi Thomason, Kierra Walker, Haakim Wariach.
Ms. Anita Wiggins: Walker Burt, Lauren Lott, Trey Sanders, Chloe Towne, Harrison Walsh.
‘A/B’ Honor Roll
Those expectations were exceeded as DTC surpassed its goal of $25,000 for the scholarship fund. Over $30,000 was raised in contributions during the fund-raising campaign. The fund is used to give DTC students who might otherwise not be eligible academic assistance with books and tuition.
Seated (L to R): Raven Zamora, Laura Burckhalter, Courtney Bennett, Riley Ridgeway and Dixie McCollum. Standing Front: Logan Hutto, McCrae Carroll, Dean Fleetwood, Daniel Sharpe and Nicholas Palm. Standing Back Row: Todd Teems, Malcolm Hammonds, Willie Farris, Russell Burckhalter, Jordan Mack and Johnathan Morris.
WEMS received a Silver award while BPS received a Gold award.
In its 10th year, the Palmetto Gold and Palmetto Silver awards program was created by the South Carolina General Assembly to recognize schools that attained high levels of absolute performance, high rates of growth and substantial progress in closing achievement gaps between groups of students.
Students receiving recognition on the Dean’s List at Newberry College had to achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale during the semester.
Founded in 1856, Newberry College is affiliated with the S.C., Southeastern, Florida-Bahamas and Caribbean Synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Anthony Kyle Cook of Barnwell, and Istvan Steven Hajdu and Terrance Lanear Odom, both of Williston, received degrees.