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. […]

Local Teachers Selected to Attend Sciene Institute

Local Teachers Selected to Attend Sciene Institute

Roper Mountain Science Center, a facility of Greenville County Schools, is pleased to announce that teachers Jessica Quarles, Douglas Elementary School, Jody Swanson, Merriwether Elementary School and Jennifer Rice, W.E. Parker Elementary School have been selected to attend the Science P.L.U.S. Institute during the summer of 2014.   The Institute, 100% funded by a South Carolina […]

STHS FFA Tool ID Team Takes 2nd at State

STHS FFA Tool ID Team Takes 2nd at State

Students of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center FFA Association spent their Thursday evening on March 06, 2014 on the campus of the Lexington Richland 5 Center for Advanced Technical Studies in Chapin South Carolina participating in the South Carolina FFA State Tool Identification Career Development Competition.  Students in the Tool Identification Career Development […]

Cinderella, a Hit at W. E. Parker

Cinderella, a Hit at W. E. Parker

Cinderella took the County as seen by all the players spilling over into the “nightlife” (called restaurants) in this area following that grand production, March 7, 2014.  Hooped skirts were bulging under one restaurant table and a mouse was sitting at another in one popular eating place. It was truly a success, and the story […]

Strom Thurmond High School NJROTC Pass-in-Review

Strom Thurmond High School NJROTC Pass-in-Review

Historically the boatswain’s call was used to pass commands to the crew when the voice could not be heard over the sounds of the sea. Because of its high pitch, it could be heard over the activities of the crew and bad weather. Pipe aboard: Flag-rank officers or an important guest is boarding a Navy […]

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