Honors & Achievements - February 27, 2013
Cortney Elaine Still was recently asked by Phi Sigma Theta to join their prestigious National Honor Society due to her accomplishments and achievements that brought her to the front of her class in the nursing program at the University of South Carolina. Still is the daughter of Leroy Jr. and Frances Still of Barnwell.
Jacqueline Cochran, a 2001 graduate of Barnwell High School and 2006 graduate of USC Aiken, is Midland Valley Prep's Teacher of the Year. She is the daughter of Kim and the late Debora Cochran. Now residing in Aiken, Cochran has taught at MVP for six years and currently teaches third grade.
Dakota Russell, a third grader at Jefferson Davis Academy, was one of the four regional finalists from JDA chosen to go to the SCISA State Spelling Bee competition. Other winners are Ashlyn Buff (5th grade), John Martin Reed(6th grade), and Makaylla Thomas (8th grade).
Russell's picture was not included with the original announcement.