Emily Crowley of Riverside High School was presented a $500 scholarship by the Leadership Greer Class XXXII this afternoon at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. Mitsubishi added $500 more last Friday to make the grant $1,000.
Crowley, Senior Class President, will attend the College of Charleston and major in International Studies with an emphasis on environmental studies. “I’m interested in getting into a non-profit and helping the environment,” Crowley said.
The Riverside Middle School iMove 5K Fun Run/Walk, held Saturday April 28, had 220 participants and raised over $1,600. Clothing donations were collected to benefit Greer Community Ministries.
Teryn Traynham’s French 1 students practiced their French speaking skills when the Gorjux family visited Riverside Middle School from Nogent le Roi, France. The photo shows the class and family members who visited the class.
High school students are being offered to participate in a free CSI Camp administered by the Greer Police Department June 4-8 from 9 a.m. – noon. Students will get a look at forensics and work done at crime scenes by the police department specialists.
The camp is offered to rising 9th through 12th graders. Students will participate in practical exercises in crime scene processing, fingerprinting, methods of developing latent prints and shoe impressions. Students will learn how they can pursue a career in criminal justice.
Greenville Technical College students won first place honors from the state SkillsUSA competition, demonstrating the skills employers need in a variety of areas. Winners are eligible to compete at the national level in Kansas City, June 23-27.
SkillsUSA competition demonstrates mastery of hands-on skills.