Furman University’s Riley Institute has announced the winners of its David H. Wilkins Awards for Excellence.
Rita Allison (R-District 36) will be awarded the David H. Wilkins Award for Excellence in Legislative Leadership and Hayne Hipp, former CEO of The Liberty Corporation and founder of the Liberty Fellows, will receive the David H. Wilkins Award for Excellence in Civic Leadership.
Three children’s choirs will provide entertainment during the Big Thursday barbecue lunch on Nov. 3.from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Fairview Baptist Church fellowship hall,
Crestview Elementary chorus, Chandler Creek Elementary chorus, and the Little Me Academy chorus will sing.
Greer High School held its Spirit Week that concluded Saturday night with the Sadie Hawkins dance.
The $20,140 raised was just over the goal set by the senior class.
The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team won the Queen City Tournament at Charlotte Catholic High School in Pineville, N.C., on Saturday.
Riverside beat out 30 schools from four states.
Stephen Unwin, founder of the British National Touring Company in London, will be in residence at the University of South Carolina Upstate from Nov. 7-14 to conduct seminars, Master’s Classes and to teach workshops.
Master’s Class sessions are held in the Studio Theatre and are free and open to the public. Class times are:
Interim Chancellor of the University of South Carolina Upstate Mary Anne Fitzpatrick has received an award from the National Communication Association for her well-known book, “Between Husbands and Wives”.
The Distinguished Book Award is given by the Family Communication Division of NCA to recognize outstanding scholarly books that contribute to the field of family communication.
ScanSource, Inc., a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, has donated five 3D printers and related supplies to the Greenville Tech Foundation. The equipment and supplies, a gift valued at $50,000, will be used at the Gene Haas Center for Manufacturing Innovation to support additive manufacturing education.
“We are grateful to ScanSource for the many ways the company has ensured that we can produce highly skilled graduates that employers will want to hire,” said Dr. Keith Miller, president of Greenville Technical College. “Their generosity means that we have the best tools for teaching.”
Riverside Middle School seventh-grade students participated in a district career fair at the TD Convention Center.
The students visited representatives from more than 80 businesses and learned about a wide variety of careers.
Every child deserves the opportunity to excel in the classroom, and clear vision empowers students to perform up to twice as well in school, according to research from the Rural Education Action Program. In fact, experts at The Vision Council confirm that 80 percent of children's learning occurs through visual processing.
Greer Middle College Charter High School will host a night of family fun on Friday, Oct. 28 from 5-8 p.m.
The event is open to the public.
The Blue Ridge High School Relief for Life team raised $3,085.04 during its 2015-2016 fundraising drive.
The Air Force JROTC cadet and National Honor Society students raised the money for the American Cancer Society.