The contest was open to any contestants who live or attend school in Bamberg County, or have a relative or sponsor in Bamberg County. The contestants were required to write or tell stories that were narratives, personal, folktales, legends, tall tales, family stories, humorous, or serious.
12th Grade: Noah Bearden, Katelyn Bell, Justin Burt, LeeAnn Berry, Carlee Creech, Matthew Harsey and Presley Rutland
11th Grade: Madison Bates, Cox, Anna Griffin, Caitlin Still and Courtney Williams
10th Grade: Will Gee
9th Grade: Abbey Baltzegar
8th Grade: Ashleigh Still and Makaylla Thomas
7th Grade: Bethany Stokes
6th Grade: Mason Boney, Wilson Parrish, John Martin Reed and Meg Respass
5th Grade: Georgia Anne Craig and Phillips
4th Grade: Noland Boney and Caroline Robinson
Seniors: Raven Cooler, Leigh Davis, Zachary Hebbard, Jordan O'Neal, Shelby Peay, Morgan Reynolds, Nicole Sanders, Samantha Sanders
Juniors: Morgan Grubbs, Bonni McKinney, Victoria Schatzer, Gillie Smith, Janeal Trottie
Sophomores: McCrae Carroll, Austin Hook, Jeffery Teems
Freshmen: Sevanna Boleman, Victoria Ann Faglier, Caroline Zissette, Tiffany Zorn
A/B Honor Roll
Honor Roll (A's and B's): Russell Branch, Harley Sargent, Aidan Anderson, Lakota Gleaton, Bree Bryan, William Anderson, Emerson Turner, Hannah Branch, Lawton Owens, Jackson Bell, McKenley Chavis
Rachel Williams of Barnwell has been elected the 2013-14 SGA Student Body President at Newberry College. Rachel currently serves as a Resident Advisor and Student Ambassador for the Admissions Office. On campus she is the Philanthropy Chair for Student Alliance for Equality (SAFE) and Treasurer for Alpha Psi Omega National Honor Society (APO).
On March 18, 2013, Charles Harris Melton, son of Debbie H. Melton and the late Calvin Melton, was inducted into the Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society.
During two rounds of competitive online play, Barnwell High's JROTC team earned top scores out of the 1,138 teams who competed from across the world to earn a place in the National Leadership Bowl and Symposium to be held on the campus of George Mason University in Washington, DC from June 21-25. The BHS team is one of only forty teams in the nation to advance to the finals. Kyle Baker, Chris Bozard, Caroline Johnson, and Henry Hutto comprise the Leadership Team.
Science Day was held for fifth grade students at Barnwell Elementary Feb. 8. The day was part of Engineering Week which was recognized during the week of February 4-8.
The club, which consists of ten eighth graders and five seventh graders, began rehearsing back in October during the students' two breaks and after school two or three afternoons a week to learn the music, choreography, and dialogue for the production.
Kitt is a 2012 honor graduate of Barnwell High School, an Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity brother at Clemson, a member of the Clemson University Student Senate and a summer employee of F. H. Dicks/Melon 1.
First grade: Janeli Allen, Tucker Fields, Yanaria Frederick, Asiyah O'Neal, Nivea Savage, Paxton Wall, Makenna Campbell, Deztini Jones, Xavier Lewis, Ethan Sweat, Kaleb Williams, Kylie Bell, Taylor Croft, Nikerria Kemp, JaKyia Mack, Gage Walker, Nathan Causey, Nevaeh Chavis, Josue Garcia, Omarion Graham
Barnwell County Career Center Automotive Technology student Nicklaus Bodiford and his instructor Hollis Fenn attended the 2013 All Star Automotive Technology Competition Feb. 21 at the Automotive Training Center at Midlands Technical College Beltline Campus in Columbia.
Ten S.C. seniors who attend NATEF (National Automotive Technician Educational Foundation) accredited training programs qualified for the hands-on competition by a written exam in December.
The purpose of this organization is to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character. Students admitted into NHS must meet the criteria of all four characteristics: Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character. A 4.00 cumulative GPA must be met and maintained.
Wearing the red and white striped Cat in the Hat hat, several school and community readers, including Barnwell Mayor Ed Lemon (at left) visited daily all week to share their favorite book with kindergartners. Students also celebrated a different Dr. Seuss book each day with activities for reading and math centered around the books. Many also dressed up as Dr. Seuss characters, including Gracie Bates (at right).