Category Archives: Education

S.C. State Fair names 2019 scholarship recipients

COLUMBIA, S.C. – May 8, 2019 – The South Carolina State Fair has named its Ride of Your Life Scholarship recipients for 2019. The fair annually awards 50 scholarships to South Carolina high school students planning to pursue their studies at any public or private college, university or technical college in the state. The $6,000…
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Public Charter School Receives Statewide Top Workplace Award

Columbia, SC – SC Whitmore School, a statewide public virtual charter school, was named the #2 Small Business Workplace in South Carolina in this month’s edition of the Columbia Business Monthly. Since its founding in 2011, more than 500 students, many whom were at-risk of dropping out of high school, have graduated from SCWS. According to the…
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Hammond Music Teacher Keynote Speaker at Renowned International Conference in Melbourne Australia

[caption id="attachment_21892" align="alignleft" width="225"] Hammond music teacher is keynote speaker at conference in Melbourne, Australia[/caption] Hammond Music Teacher Keynote Speaker at Renowned International Conference in Melbourne Australia COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 20, 2019)—Hammond, an independent school offering students pre-kindergarten through grade 12 a thoughtfully developed academic experience, announces that Cherie Herring, Hammond’s lower school music teacher, was…
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Richland One Students Aim to Break Rubik’s® Cube “Speedcubing” Record, May 18

[caption id="attachment_21780" align="alignleft" width="400"] Hopkins Middle Rubiks Cube Competition Jan. 2019, Photo by Crush Rush[/caption] (Columbia, S.C.) – On Saturday, May 18, 2019, students from across Richland One will pick up one of the most popular puzzles in modern history, the Rubik’s® Cube, to compete in the school district’s second “speedcubing” competition of 2019. Produced…
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Newberry College to celebrate Scarlet and Gray Day on May 2

Newberry College will celebrate Thursday, May 2, as Scarlet and Gray Day – A Day for Newberry. The one-day event on Thursday, May 2, encourages alumni and friends of the College to wear their favorite Newberry gear, make a gift to the Newberry College Annual Fund, and share their love for the Newberry with their…
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SRR Awards Family Scholarships to Graduating Students

AIKEN, S.C. (April 22, 2019) – Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS), awarded 15 SRR Family Scholarships to local graduates, all of whom are children of SRR employees. At a recent dinner and award reception, the high school seniors each received scholarships of $3,000. They were selected…
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Missionary Andrew Brunson to Deliver Erskine Commencement Address

Due West, S.C., April 24, 2019 – Erskine College and Theological Seminary will mark the completion of the 2018-19 academic year with a commencement ceremony Saturday, May 4, at 10:30 a.m. under the towers of the Erskine Building on the Erskine campus in Due West, S.C. This year’s commencement speaker is longtime pastor and missionary…
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CHE Announces 2019 Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Late Award Application Period

COLUMBIA, SC – The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education (CHE) announced today the Late Award application period for the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship is open until June 14, 2019. This will be the last chance for current high school seniors to apply for the scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. DETAILS:        Last year, 3,514 of South…
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