Wardlaw Homecoming

Wardlaw Homecoming

Wardlaw Academy’s 2012 Homecoming Queen will be crowned Friday night. This year’s court includes Marisa McKnight, Megan Padgett, Laura James, Madlyn Medlock, Kathryn Ginn, and Lilli Pendarvis.

Governor Haley Signs Tebow Law

Governor Haley Signs Tebow Law

Sen. Massey – “More Opportunities for Students”   By Tiffani Ireland – South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed into effect the Equal Access to Interscholastic Activities Act on June 7, 2012.  The law, better known as the Tim Tebow Law, is so called because it is modeled after legislation in Florida that allowed the now NFL player, […]

Merriwether Middle 2012 PASS Scholars

Merriwether Middle 2012 PASS Scholars

Merriwether Middle is excited to announce the 2012 PASS Scholars.  These students scored EXEMPLARY on every part of the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) test.  The South Carolina PASS tests measure how well students have mastered the South Carolina state standards, and report student performance in each subject. PASS includes tests in five subject […]

S.C. Association of Conservation District Scholarship Winners

S.C. Association of Conservation District Scholarship Winners

The SC Association of Conservation District is pleased to announce the scholarship winners for the Conservation Workshop for Youth held during this past summer break.  Students from across the state participated in the 45th annual Workshop at Lander University. Each student was sponsored by their local Soil and Water Conservation District and spent a week […]

Piedmont Tech Provides Free Workshops

Piedmont Tech Provides Free Workshops

Through SC REACH for Success, a statewide network of Public Computer Centers (PCCs) has been established. For Piedmont Tech, this initiative means that computer labs at all seven campuses have been updated and are ready for public use. “This is a wonderful opportunity for people in all seven counties we serve,” said Jennifer Wilbanks, dean […]

Wardlaw Alumnus Earns Ph.D.

Wardlaw Alumnus Earns Ph.D.

David C. Adams Jr. of Nashua, New Hampshire, received his doctorate in physics on May 26, 2012, from the University of Massachusetts. David graduated form Wardlaw Academy in Johnston and went on to attend Clemson University where he received his BS. and M.S. before leaving for Massachusetts. David is the son of David and Debbie […]

Agriculture and Horticulture Programs Receive Honors

Agriculture and Horticulture Programs Receive Honors

The diversified agriculture and horticulture programs at Piedmont Technical College continue to garner accolades from across the State. At the recent South Carolina Association of Agriculture Educators conference, diversified agriculture instructor Hugh Bland and the ag program were recognized as the Outstanding Adult Ag Ed Program in the Piedmont, Mid State and Lower State regions […]

Edgefield High School, Class of 1957, 55th Reunion

Edgefield High School, Class of 1957, 55th Reunion

August 17, 2012 This class originally had 48 members. As of the reunion, there are nine deceased: Jimmy Ouzts, Frances Byrd Smith, Albert Eubanks, Darwin Cook, Raymond Quarles, Stokes Rucker, Sidney Wright, Syble Ouzts Cromer and Virginia Percival. There were 22 of the remaining 39 attending the reunion. Everyone enjoyed visiting and reliving some old […]

Area College Students Head Back to Class

Area College Students Head Back to Class

Students at Piedmont Technical College recently headed back to class. Patricia Gilchrist, a radiologic technology student from Edgefield, left, receives information on scholarships from administrative specialist Tanasha Amaker. Interested students still have time to enroll for Late Term, which begins September 28.

Area Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

Area Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in August. The students and their hometowns are, front from left, Cynthia Bryan, Edgefield; Jennifer Dorn, Newberry; and Elizabeth Morris, Saluda. Back, Jessica Prince, Whitmire; Janice Sliter, Johnston; and Cyndel Wilson, Ridge Spring.