Category Archives: Education

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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More than 2,500 Degrees,
Diplomas, and Certificates Awarded at Midlands Technical College Commencement

[caption id="attachment_9432" align="alignnone" width="800"] The college awarded more than 2,500 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to students from more than 100 academic programs.[/caption] (Columbia, S.C.) Midlands Technical College (MTC) awarded more than 2,500 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to students from more than 100 academic programs. It is one of the largest graduating classes in the college’s…
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State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman to Keynote SC Whitmore School Graduation

Columbia, SC - South Carolina Whitmore School will hold its commencement exercises on Saturday, June 3rd at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The doors will open at 10:15 a.m. and the graduation ceremony will start at 11 a.m. Molly Spearman, State Superintendent of Education will be the keynote speaker at the commencement exercises. Molly Spearman received a B.A. in Music Education…
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Midlands Technical College Wins Statewide Service

[caption id="attachment_9367" align="alignnone" width="1026"] Campers at Camp Catch Your Breath create art projects to help them learn about their asthma.[/caption] (COLUMBIA, S.C.) Camp Catch Your Breath of the Midlands, the Service Learning project of Midlands Technical College’s (MTC) Respiratory Care program, has received the annual Service Learning Award from the S.C. Commission on Higher Education…
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Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Family Scholarships Awarded

[caption id="attachment_9361" align="alignnone" width="995"] Caption: Stuart MacVean (far left), SRNS President and CEO stands with (front row, from left) Maxwell DiPrete, Greenbrier High School; Garrett Godbee, Greenbrier High School; Fredericka Tucker, Aiken High School; Andy Nguyen, Lakeside High School; Emily Mullner, North Augusta High School; Connor Sweeney, Aquinas High School; Frelicia Tucker, Aiken High School;…
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Central Carolina Technical College celebrates nearly 570 new graduates

SUMTER, S.C. – Central Carolina Technical College held two commencement ceremonies Friday, May 5 at the Sumter County Civic Center to accommodate nearly 570 graduates. The 10:00 a.m. ceremony was for students graduating from Business and Public Service programs. The 3:00 p.m. ceremony was for students graduating from General Education, Health Sciences and Industrial and Engineering…
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GSSM Senior Named Semifinalist in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Hartsville, SC – The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce that graduating senior, Isaiah J. Ho, has been named a semifinalist in the U.S. Presidential Scholarship Program. Ho, son of Wing M. Lau and Dr. Chi M. Ho of Simpsonville, South Carolina, transferred to GSSM from Southside High School.…
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