Ron Blackmon, Kim DuRant and Shirley Halley will be the chairman, vice chair and chaplain of the Kershaw County Board of Trustees for another year. The three were unanimously reelected to their top positions on the board by their fellow trustees during a special 10 a.m. meeting Tuesday.
Camden High School (CHS) 9th Graders William Jordan (first), Eileen Briston (second) and Elias Torres (third) go through 3- to 5-minute mock job interviews with Kershaw County School District employees Duane Pate and Greta McAvoy in December. The students were involved in a career preparation unit in CHS' High School 101 Leadership course. Other students were interviewed by community members who are human resources personnel at local businesses. The students were required to wear appropriate interview attire, prepare a resume in advance and answer questions typical in a job interview.
Once a year, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees is required to hold a daytime meeting, primarily used for organizational purposes. The board has, and is again Tuesday at 10 a.m., holding this meeting on the second Tuesday of January. Meetings are normally held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m.
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.