Two Education Leaders Receive Awards

Two Education Leaders Receive Awards

COLUMBIA, S.C. – School leaders in Darlington & Greenwood have been named 2015 SCASA Lifetime Achievement Award recipients. The S. C. Association of School Administrators (SCASA) and South Carolina Association of Governmental Organizations (SCAGO) presents these awards. Each year, SCASA selects education leaders as exemplars of education leadership. The most recent award winners are Dr. […]

American Legion Essay State Winners

American Legion Essay State Winners

Two Edgefield County students won first place in the state for their essays sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. Turner Miles Peeples, a seventh grade student at Wardlaw Academy won in category three which is for grades 7 and 8. Beth Warnken, a tenth grade student at Wardlaw Academy, won for category IV which is […]

Summer Camps and Programs Provide Options for All Ages

Summer Camps and Programs Provide Options for All Ages

Young people looking for something different, fun and exciting to do this summer will find several options available from Piedmont Technical College. A variety of educational as well as entertaining camps and programs will be offered for kids of all ages. Students ages 11-18 who want to participate in an educational experience can choose from […]

David Fallaw Named New Assistant Superintendent

David Fallaw Named New Assistant Superintendent

The Edgefield County School District has announced that current Chief Financial Officer for the school district, David Fallaw, has been appointed to serve as assistant superintendent effective July 1, 2015. Mr. Fallaw will take the place of Donna Strom who notified the school board of her desire to retire at the end of this fiscal […]

STHS Advances to S.C. Bar State Mock Trial Competition

STHS Advances to S.C. Bar State Mock Trial Competition

Last Year STHS Was First Runner-up COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 11, 2015)— Strom Thurmond High School will join 11 other schools to compete in the SC Bar State High School Mock Trial Competition March 13-14 at the Matthew J. Perry Jr. Federal Courthouse in Columbia. Participating students from Strom Thurmond High School include Antonia Adams, Delshawn […]

Reggie Simpkins Becomes A Georgia Southern Eagle

Reggie Simpkins Becomes A Georgia Southern Eagle

Mr. Reggie Simpkins, Strom Thurmond High School graduate and son of Jackie Simpkins and Walter Simpkins of Edgefield County has been selected to fill the position of Director of the Student Athletic Services Department at Georgia Southern University. Reggie will oversee all academic services pertaining to the Eagle athletic programs for 400 student athletes. Prior […]

Three “Good Citizens” in One Family

Three “Good Citizens” in One Family

It is amazing and noteworthy when a senior in high school is voted as the Good Citizen by the faculty of that school.  Parents, friends, and fellow students readily congratulate the honoree and willingly tell why that person should indeed be considered the Good Citizen.  What can be said, however, when three generations are recognized […]

Emily Cleveland is Miss Statesman

Emily Cleveland is Miss Statesman

The Miss Statesman Pageant at Strom Thurmond High School was held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the high school. It was a majestic event with many in attendance. The contestants began the show with a choreographed opener, gave speeches in their casual wear about events that had affected their lives as young women, and […]