Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) hosted its first archery camp for rising 3rd through 5th graders. The students learned the proper safety steps and skills to successfully shoot a bow and arrow. Students also held a small tournament for their parents on the last day. Pictured above is the group practicing archery.
Three students (from left), Haven Davis, Olivia Loynes and Barrett Coleman, recently attended Palmetto Boys State and Palmetto Girls State. Haven and Barrett attended Palmetto Boys State at Anderson College, while Olivia attended Palmetto Girls State at Presbyterian College in Clinton. Both programs took place June 5-11. Sanders Stoney American Legion Post 203 and Auxiliary Unit 203 sponsored the three students. The students show off their delegate certificates with S.C. American Legion Auxiliary Department of South Carolina President Teresia Hayes of Kershaw County.
Camden Junior Welfare League (CJWL) President Desiree Allen (third from right) presents a check for $4,000 to North Central Area Schools Band Director Jonas Nix and surrounding band students. Purchases of a marimba and baritones (pictured here) are a result of the grant monies and will be used for instruction and marching band competitions. The CJWL's support is helping the schools' goal of having a competitive marching band program during the 2016-17 school year. The instruments will be a long-term investment in the band program, which Nix said will affect citizens and the community as well. "Band at ...
Camden High School (CHS) holds the Hearts of Gold program each year to recognize students who have performed at least two service projects for a club during the school year. More than 200 students received invitations this year to Hearts of Gold. Refreshments were served and students enjoyed a performance by the Bulldog Jazz Collective. The program ended with the presentation of Paw Print Exemplary Service awards. The Camden High Alumni Association sponsors the Paw Print Exemplary Service Award to recognize students who have gone far beyond the requirements and performed service projects for several clubs/organizations. The Paw Print ...
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recognized several students at the beginning of its meeting Tuesday evening, including three recent Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) graduates who organized a free prom event for all special needs students in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD).
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will vote tonight on a pair of resolutions, each officially affirming the board's intention to place a $129 million construction bond and a 1-cent sales tax to offset any necessary millage increase from the bond on the ballot for November's general election. The resolutions would also officially send ballot language the board approved in May to the S.C. Election Commission for placement on November's ballot.
Elizabeth Brown, Amber Johnson and Morgan Kelly have recently received the 2016 Laurie Slade Funderburk Leadership Scholarship. The South Carolina General Assembly Women's Caucus awards scholarships in honor of each of the women legislators currently serving in the South Carolina General Assembly. Funderburk is a past chair of the Women's Caucus.