Category Archives: Education

Chapin High School to hold Winter Giving Assembly, announce $111,000 for special needs athletic project

CHAPIN— Chapin High School will hold its annual Winter Giving Assembly on Dec. 13, announcing more than $111,000 in donations for a project supporting special needs athletes. WHAT:  Members of Chapin High School’s Student Government will present the donation to the Screaming Eagles Special Needs Athletic team, a Chapin-based nonprofit that provides opportunities for special needs…
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Columbia College Receives $1.7 Million for Endowed Scholarship

(Columbia, SC) – Emily Stone Mitchell, class of 1944, and her husband, Frank Mitchell, Jr. donated $1.7 Million to create the Emily Stone Mitchell Scholarship. Columbia College will use this endowment to support students in her memory. “We are grateful for the generosity Emily and Frank Mitchell provide for current and future students at Columbia…
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Tim Carnahan named Elementary Principal of the Year

Columbia, S.C. — Dr. Tim Carnahan, principal of Waccamaw Intermediate School in Georgetown County School District, has been named the 2018 South Carolina Elementary Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). This award was presented on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 in a surprise announcement. Dr. Carnahan was selected from…
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Rhonda Gregory named Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year

Columbia, S.C. — Rhonda Gregory, assistant principal of Honea Path Middle School in Anderson School District Two, has been named the 2018 South Carolina Middle Level Assistant Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. This award was presented on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in a surprise announcement at Honea Path…
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GSSM Students Shine at SC’s Capitol During Youth In Government Conference

Hartsville, SC — Seven students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) participated in the South Carolina YMCA Youth in Government’s Model Legislature & Court Conference, November 17-20, 2017. Participating GSSM students were: Emilee Daniel, daughter of Tamara and Jonathan Johnson of Easley; Joshua Geden, son of Chelle and Matt Geden…
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Kelly Reese named Elementary Assistant Principal of the Year

Chapin, S.C. — Mrs. Kelly Reese, assistant principal at Lake Murray Elementary School in District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties, has been named the 2018 South Carolina Elementary Assistant Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). This award was presented on Wednesday, November 29th, in a surprise announcement.…
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Two Principals of the Year in Lexington School District Once

Columbia, S.C. — The South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) has named two principals from Lexington School District One as 2018 Principal of the Year award winners. Dr. Luke Clamp, principal of River Bluff High School, is the 2018 South Carolina Secondary Principal of the Year, and Dr. Thomas Rivers, principal of Pleasant Hill…
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