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Three KC seniors receive Leadership Scholarships

Anne-Marie Branham, Hannah Collier and Brooke Galdeen recently received the 2017 Laurie Slade Funderburk Leadership Scholarship. The S.C. General Assembly Women's Caucus awards scholarships in honor of each of the women legislators currently serving in the S.C. General Assembly. State Rep. Funderburk is a past chair of the Women's Caucus.

May 23, 2017 | | Education


Area students graduate from the Citadel

The following Kershaw County area student received degrees during the Citadel's graduation ceremonies held May 6 in McAlister Field House:

May 19, 2017 | | Education


CHS student council is tops in state

A weekend in April marked some firsts for the student council of Camden High School (CHS). For the first time ever, the S.C. Student Council Coalition (SCC) held a special leadership conference called an "exchange" at the University of South Carolina Inn. So, for the first time, members of the CHS council attended the exchange.

May 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Schools budget in ‘suspended animation’

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) administrators and the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees were unable to take any further action on its proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget Tuesday night because state legislators haven't taken any further action of their own on the state budget.

May 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Jordan to be new PTHS assistant principal

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recently selected Amy Jordan to serve as the assistant principal for Pine Tree Hill Elementary starting with the 2017-18 school year.

May 19, 2017 | | Education


Walking trail may be installed at NCHS

As part of his ongoing series of updates on referenda-approved construction projects, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Director of Operations Billy Smith will ask the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees at its meeting tonight to approve an S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT)-funded walking trail at North Central High School (NCHS).

May 16, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


CCTC pins nurses, pharmacy techs

Central Carolina Technical College's Health Sciences Division pinned nine pharmacy technicians and 48 nurses during two pinning ceremonies. The Pharmacy Technician ceremony was held May 3 in the Iris Room of CCTC's Health Sciences Center and the Associate Degree in Nursing pinning was held May 4 at the Sumter Opera House, both located in downtown Sumter.

May 12, 2017 | | Education


Elgin student inducted into national honor society

Spartanburg Methodist College student Olivia P. Burley of Elgin was recently inducted into Psi Beta, the national Psychology honor society for students at two-year colleges.

May 12, 2017 | | Education


Jackson School drums up character

The drums banged, the maracas shook, the vibraphones rang and dozens of 5th Grade voices sang out to the rhythm about respect.

May 12, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


‘You don’t have to be afraid’

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen of Camden had a message for the 2017 class of Junior Leadership Kershaw County: Don't be afraid to face and fight the fear and hate that leads to acts like the one that took the life of one of his best friends.

May 09, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Morgan finalist for S.C. Superintendent of the Year

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan was one of three finalists for the 2018 Superintendent of the Year Award from the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.

May 09, 2017 | | Education


Local students graduate from Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University held commencement ceremonies for an estimated 1,145 candidates for graduation May 5 and 6, 2017, at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center on campus.

May 09, 2017 | | Education


CCTC recognizes local students

Central Carolina Technical College recently recognized outstanding students at the college's 37th annual Awards Convocation at the Sumter Opera House. CCTC Interim President Terry Booth recognized the significant accomplishments of the college's Students, Club Presidents, Club Advisors, Student Ambassadors and the All-State Academic Team.

May 05, 2017 | | Education


Local students graduate from Grantham University

The following Kershaw County area students recently graduated from Grantham University:

May 05, 2017 | | Education


State school PR association honors KCSD staff

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) received 16 awards for excellence in school communications from the SC chapter of the National School Public Relations Association on Friday.

May 05, 2017 | | Education


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Bethune scholarship winner

McKayla Williams (third from left) recently won the Bethune Lions Club scholarship. A recent graduate of McBee High School, she is the daughter of Mark ...

July 21, 2017 | | Education


Families able to register KCSD students online

Families in the Kershaw County School District can fill out their children's school registration materials online using a web-based system now available at www ...

July 18, 2017 | | Education


New schools to cost $5 million less to build

It will cost the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) $5 million less to build replacements for Camden, Lugoff and Wateree elementary schools than originally estimated ...

July 14, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Gardner to be new principal at MPES

During its meeting Tuesday night, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees selected Britt Gardner to serve as the principal for Mt. Pisgah Elementary School ...

July 14, 2017 | | Education


Board to review ‘guaranteed maximum price’ for new schools

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will gather tonight for its only regular meeting of July. On the agenda will be consideration of a ...

July 11, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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