Sharmell Davis of Camden graduated along with more than 590 other students at Coastal Carolina University during ceremonies on Dec. 11 and 12 at the HTC Center. S.C. State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman was the speaker and received an honorary degree, Doctor of Public Service. She advised the Class of 2015 not to forget their roots as they go forward in their lives and careers.
Nine Kershaw County educators recently became recertified with the highest credential available in the teaching profession, bringing the total number of Kershaw County School District (KCSD) employees who are National Board certified to 121.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) unveiled a new mobile app at Tuesday night's meeting of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. The app, a free download, gives users quick and easy access to school and district information, news and notifications. It is available for use on Apple and Android products.
Katie Gilson, an agricultural educator at the Kershaw County School District's Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC), is one of only six individuals nationwide who received the NAAE Outstanding Young Member Award, given at the National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention in New Orleans on Nov. 18.
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will hear a report during its meeting tonight on "Indicator 13," a legally required measurement of how well school districts prepare students 16 years of age and older with special needs to achieve their potential after high school.
Camden High School's (CHS) School Improvement Council (SIC) has created a Hall of Fame to honor alumni whose accomplishments, deeds and character exemplify outstanding achievement in their life's work and/or service to their community. The award may also honor individuals who did not graduate from CHS, but who have significantly and consistently contributed to the school's work and mission. Graduates of Jackson High School may also be nominated for this award. Nominations will be kept confidential.
Makaila Allen, president of the Jackson Teen Center's (JTC) Boys & Girls Club (B&GC) Keystone leadership program (center), hands a $300 check to United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) President Donny Supplee. Keystone members held a special teen-friendly Halloween program to raise the money -- a way to say "thank you" to the United Way for assisting the JTC with signage, painting and other projects during its first year of operation. Makaila is a senior at Camden High School who plans to attend Coastal Carolina University. Celebrating with her and Supplee are (from left) B&GC Area Director Troy Thames ...