Clemson University Cited as National Leader in Economic Development

Clemson University Cited as National Leader in Economic Development

CLEMSON – Clemson University is among 12 universities nationwide that have been cited for helping drive economic growth at a time when more states are looking to their higher-education institutions to create jobs and investment. The university has expanded research and development, enhanced instructional programs and adopted a “daring and novel” mission in a “relatively […]

4th Grade Wardlaw Goes to Barrier Island Camp

4th Grade Wardlaw Goes to Barrier Island Camp

The fourth grade class of Wardlaw Academy ventured to Barrier Island Environmental Camp for 3 days and 2 nights on April 14 – 16.  It was a spectacular trip, even if the weather was a bit windy, rainy, and chilly!  The class did not miss a beat, for they eagerly ran from one class to […]

Merriwether Elementary Celebrates Earth Day

Merriwether Elementary Celebrates Earth Day

Merriwether Elementary School’s 4th grade students honored Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22. Students began by using their artistic skills to make paintings of the Earth. Students also wrote promises to the Earth. Some examples of student promises were to reduce, reuse, and recycle and others promised not to litter. Students all came to the […]

Edgefield School District Honor Roll 3rd Nine Weeks 2013-2014

Douglas Elementary Second Grade AB Honor Roll: Mark Bishop, Joey Brooks, Katlyn Chinn, Mehki Coping, Nathaniel Crow, Logan Gill, Victoria Herron, Zariyah Holloway, Azaria Holmes, Robert Murrell, Khalil Rodriquez, Lizbeth Trujillo. Third Grade A Honor Roll: Jade Bussey, Jari Smith, Cara Williams, David Wise Third Grade AB Honor Roll: Adriana Bacon, William Bush-Jackson, D’Kaemon Curry, […]

Attending Washington Youth Tour

Attending Washington Youth Tour

Rachel Sanders, a junior at Wardlaw Academy, is one of 7 high school juniors chosen by Aiken Electric Cooperative to attend the 2014 Washington Youth Tour. This week long tour will give her a chance to learn more about our nations government, history, and electric cooperatives. All applicants were required to live on the Aiken Coop line. We […]

Chess Players at Wardlaw

Chess Players at Wardlaw

The Wardlaw Academy Chess team traveled to Sumter on April 1st to compete in the 2014 SCISA Chess Tournament. This year’s team included Vernon Reynolds, Chuck Hammond, Baylor Geer, Bryce Turner, Tres Yonce, and Kyle Vega. Leading this year’s team were Bryce Turner who finished 10th in the Lower School division and Tres Yonce who […]

Crystal Mayson and Jimmie Carroll Awarded Honeycutt Scholarship

Crystal Mayson and Jimmie Carroll Awarded Honeycutt Scholarship

Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Honeycutt Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, Crystal Mayson, a criminal justice student from Edgefield, and Brenda Brooks, scholarship committee member. Not pictured is Jimmie Carroll, a criminal justice student from Trenton. The scholarship is awarded annually to Edgefield County students and is based on academic achievement […]

Green Power Solar School Dedicated at Merriwether Middle School

Green Power Solar School Dedicated at Merriwether Middle School

Aiken Electric Cooperative, Santee Cooper and the Edgefield County School District dedicated today a Green Power Solar School at Merriwether Middle School. The school has been equipped with a solar cell array which is already producing electricity from the sun’s rays, providing students with a firsthand look at the opportunities and challenges of solar power. […]

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