Greer First Baptist sharing ministry with Cincinnati youths
JUN 19, 2012

Jackson Tipton shares his testimony with Kori on Monday during the Greer First Baptist Summer mission trip in Cincinnati. GFB is visiting a parent church and participating in Vacation Bible School and other activities with youths in the community.

Jackson Tipton was among the youth ministry giving testimony to their faith Monday during Greer First Baptist’s summer mission trip to a parent church in Cincinnati. Over 30 Greer adults and youth are participating in the one-week ministry.

The group will attend Vacation Bible School with area Cincinnati youth, ages 5-12, in surrounding communities who normally wouldn’t attend the summer program. Tipton and GFB visitors will participate in VBS activities such as arts and crafts and offer testimony to their faith.

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BMW graduates, hires inaugural class of Scholars
JUN 18, 2012

BMW Manufacturing of Greer graduated its inaugural class of 14 BMW Scholars and hired them as full-time production and equipment service associates. Left to right back row: Joy Tirado (BMW), Chad Looper (Tri-County Tech, TCTC), Thomas “Cole” Johnson (TCTC), Adam Grantz (TCTC), Kenneth Denmon (TCTC), Ryan Childers (BMW), Heinz Brunner (BMW), Josef Kerscher (BMW), Annmarie Higgins (BMW), Duke Moses (BMW), Michael Bonham (TCTC), Michael Bellamy (TCTC), Charlton Balcombe (TCTC) and Rochelle Williams (BMW).
Front row:  Vladimir Kazadaev (Spartanburg Community College, SCC), Matthew Aste (SCC), Taylor Davis (TCTC), Philip Soden (Greenville Tech, GTC), Daniel Sarvghad (GTC), Andrey Karaganov (GTC), Kevin Hurd (GTC).

The inaugural class of 14 BMW Scholars graduated and was hired as full-time BMW Manufacturing Co. of Greer production and equipment service associates.  BMW partnered Greenville Technical College, Spartanburg Community College and Tri-County Technical College.

“Future development of the manufacturing workforce in the Upstate is part of our long-term sustainability strategy and commitment to education. As today’s event signifies, the BMW Scholars Program has proven itself to be a successful recruitment tool,” said BMW President Josef Kerscher.

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13 students get grants from Greer Education Foundation
JUN 12, 2012

Timothy Bright, a graduate of Greer High School, received a $500 BMW scholarship for continuing studies in welding at Greenville Technical College. Bunny Richardson of BMW presented the grant.

The Greater Greer Education Foundation (GGEF) has awarded scholarships to 13 Greer area graduates.  At a news conference Tuesday at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, Foundation Chairman Margaret Burch presented certificates to the students.

The scholarships are made possible by funds from the September 2011 Education Gala and local sponsorships. 

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Greenville Tech launches website to celebrate 50 year anniversary
JUN 7, 2012

Greenville Tech President Keith Miller stands next to the monument recognizing the 50th anniversary of Greenville Tech.

Greenville Tech has launched a website that celebrates the college’s 50th anniversary. The site, www.greenvilletech50.com, includes galleries from each decade of the college’s history along with a forum where students, graduates, employees, retirees, and others who have been part of the college’s progress can share their stories.

This week, many of those people gathered to celebrate as Greenville Tech joined with the City of Greenville to open a new segment of the Swamp Rabbit Trail on the Cleveland Street side of the Barton Campus. A monument recognizing the milestone was unveiled in an area that will soon include benches where cyclists, runners, and walkers can take a break.

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Brown wins $10,000 grant, $4,500 toolbox and Ford Focus for Bonds Center
JUN 4, 2012

Trey Brown paid it forward to the J. Harley Bonds Automotive Technology program in a big way with a first place finish in the AYES/NATEF All Star Automotive Technology Competition.

Brown received a $10,000 scholarship to NASCAR Technical Institute, a Snap-On tool set and box worth over $4,500 for himself, and a 2010 Ford Focus Car for the Automotive Program at Bonds valued at over $16,000.

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Eastside High School Class of 2012
JUN 1, 2012

Eastside High School Class of 2012


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Riverside Middle School students recognized at ceremony
JUN 1, 2012

Riverside Middle School Awards Night was held May 21.  The following students were recognized at the ceremony.

Student Leadership Recognition Awards 

2011-2012 Student Council
President:  Lauren Hughey
Vice President: Carol Lee
Secretary: Emma Spencer
Parliamentarian: Cameron Jensen
6th Grade Representative: Grant Bishop  

2011-2012 Junior Beta Club Officers
President: Liz Schell
Vice President: JD Dawson
Secretary: Blake Stevenson
Reporter: Marshall Bennett  

Geography Bee Winner
Spencer Phillips

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Congratulations to the 2012 graduates of Greer High School
JUN 1, 2012

Congratulations to the 2012 graduates of Greer High School

Congratulations to the 2012 graduates of Greer High School

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