ALPHA Center Executive Director Paul Napper (fourth from left) presents Gayle Carter of First Community Bank (FCB) with the ALPHA Center/Jackson Teen Center (JTC) Summer Basektball League Championship trophy. The FCB team won the five-on-five championship Aug. 6. Celebrating, including team members holding individual trophies, are (from left) Dontrell Stradford, JTC Director Brian Mayes, Tyler Geter, Napper, Carter, FCB Team Coach John "Possum" Drakeford, Lareek Stradford and Chris McCoy.
Katie Gilson, agricultural instructor at the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC), recently earned the Outstanding Young Member Award from the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) for both South Carolina and the Southeast region.
Pictured are Camden High School (CHS) Student Body President Carlos Williams (left) and Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) Student Body President Tripp Keffee (right) holding a $67,144 check for the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC). Students from both schools raised the $67,144 total during the first week of school, leading up to Friday's CHS v. L-EHS football game. L-EHS led the way in donations by contributing more than $40,000. "We worked with lots of different clubs, businesses and students. This was a team effort and it is really neat to see everyone come together for one ...
Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) Prinicpal Ginger Catoe (first row, far right) and Asst. Principal John Folder thank soldiers of the 5th Battalion/218th Regiment from McCrady Training Center for bringing supplies to the school in July. Soldiers helping to bring in supplies were (as identified by DMES officials) Instructor Staff Sgt. Lewis and staff sergeants Crumblin, Whalen, Faulkner, Jermias, Averett, Sutton, Johnon, Bull, Barber and Macheel.
Matthew McCaskill of Bethune and a team of Clemson University agribusiness students recently competed in a national quiz bowl competition at the annual meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in San Francisco.
Kershaw County students who attended this year's Palmetto Boys and Girls State programs attend a joint picnic at the State House. Kershaw County's American Legion posts and auxiliary units -- 17, 195 and 203 -- sponsored the youth to attend what is one of the most prestigious programs for rising seniors in the state. Anderson College served as the site for Palmetto Boys State, while Presbyterians College served as the Palmetto Girls State site. Both programs took place June 7-13. Gathered for the picnic (from left) are students Thomas Marshall, Serena Hayes, Larkin Kelly and Jaylen Nelson; S.C. Ladies ...
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students return to classes today for the 2015-16 school year. Many students got a sneak peek at their new classrooms late last week as schools hosted open houses or "meet and greets" for children and their parents.