Category Archives: Education

SC Whitmore School Awards 64 Diplomas in Graduation Ceremony Saturday

Columbia, SC - South Carolina Whitmore School, a virtual charter public high school, held their commencement exercises Saturday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Students and their families from all over the state gathered to celebrate their achievements and accept their diplomas. The commencement speaker was Molly Spearman, State Superintendent of Education. Thirty five students received in-state…
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SCWS Class of 2017 Announces Valedictorian and Salutatorian

[caption id="attachment_9721" align="alignleft" width="200"] Hanna Hall is the Valedictorian of the SC Whitmore School class of 2017[/caption] Columbia, SC - South Carolina Whitmore School, a virtual charter public high school, is proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2017. Hanna Hall is the Valedictorian of the Class of 2017. Hall, who…
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SRNS Receives Top Grades for this Year’s Education Outreach Report Card

[caption id="attachment_9663" align="aligncenter" width="1014"] Caption: SRNS Education Outreach staff members work with dozens of teachers each year in preparation for the annual Future City Regional Competition where teams of students from South Carolina and the greater Augusta area build complex and highly creative tabletop models that best represent the most innovative and practical city of…
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Cayce-West Columbia Rotary recognizes 3 local students with $1500.00 Scholarships

[caption id="attachment_9622" align="alignleft" width="200"] Mr. Robert Frederick, Swansea High School; Mr. Neil Stalker, Rotary Scholarship Chair; Mr. Keith Finley, Rotary Club President; Miss Kellie Wooten, Airport High School and Mr. Zion Carroway, Brookland Cayce High School[/caption] (Cayce) The Cayce-West Columbia (CWC) Rotary Club recognized 3 outstanding local high school students with $1500.00 scholarships each at…
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Class of 2017 Completes
Accelerate, GSSM’s Virtual
Engineering Program

Columbia, SC – The students in the second graduating class of Accelerate, the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics’ (GSSM) virtual engineering program, received their certificates of completion on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Capitol City Club in Columbia. The students represent six South Carolina high schools: Academy for Arts, Science and…
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Virginia College In Columbia To Host Bring A Friend Event June 8

Local campus to participate in national event from 1 to 3 p.m. COLUMBIA, S.C. – May 19, 2017 – Virginia College in Columbia will host a Bring a Friend Event Thursday, June 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the campus located at 7201 Two Notch 29Road. The event is free and open to the public, as the community is…
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USC Students Work with Juveniles to Improve Reading Skills

Juveniles at DJJ's Birchwood School District are continuing to turn the page on their past and gain important skills in the classroom. Today is the start of a three-week program between DJJ and the University of South Carolina to bring out the best in all involved. Youth are working with graduate students from USC to…
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Spearman Congratulates 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Columbia, SC – State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announces that three South Carolina students have been named U.S. Presidential Scholars. “I am so proud to recognize these outstanding students for their academic excellence and achieving this national honor,” said Superintendent Spearman. “They are models of success for their districts, our state, and now our…
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