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Greer Police donate tournament funds to Jacobs' family
APR 28, 2016

Michael and Dillon Jacobs, sons of officer Allen Lee Jacobs, were honored by the Greenville Drive Sunday in a full day of activities that included batting practice, warmups with players and throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.
 

The Greer Police Department has donated proceeds from its annual softball tournament to the family of a slain Greenville police officer. Additionally, the Citizens Police Academy is funding two Greenville officers to the national convention this week.

The family of Greenville Police Officer Allen Jacobs, who was killed in the line of duty March 18, was presented a $6,000 check from Greer’s annual Upstate Law Enforcement Memorial Softball Tournament. “The funds are something we never want to give because of why they are raised,” Capt. Matt Hamby said. “We hope in some small way it will help the officer’s family. We’re honored to be in a position to do this.”

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Bryant wins prestigious service project competition
APR 22, 2016

Kehler Bryant of Blue Ridge won with her project, “Healthy Tips for Happy Kids”.
 

Students from Blue Ridge High School and Dorman High School are winners of the service project competition held at the Richard W. Riley Institute at Furman University.

Kehler Bryant of Blue Ridge won for her project, “Healthy Tips for Happy Kids”. Dorman’s Jeremiah Drummond’s project, “Picture a Family Together” also won in the institute’s Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) program.

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Riverside student receives Legacy Award
APR 22, 2016

Faith Jeter

Riverside High School student Faith Jeter was selected to receive the Carter G. Woodson Legacy Award sponsored by Berea College in Berea, KY.

This award recognizes a high school junior who has demonstrated outstanding character, academic achievement and leadership.

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2 more Inland Port cranes get names
APR 21, 2016

Abigail Stefanacci, fifth grader at Chandler Creek Elementary School, submitted Carolina Crane.
 

The bigger the Greer Inland Port grows the more names are needed for the extra cranes used to move containers.

Two more cranes names winners were recognized by South Carolina Port Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome Wednesday.

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Bonds Career Center students take top honors at culinary competition
APR 21, 2016

Jessada Baita

Two students from the J. Harley Bonds Center in Greer took top honors at the SkillsUSA Regional Culinary Competition held April 15 at Virginia College in Greenville.

Jessada Baita placed first and Christsauna Whitner placed second in the Restaurant Services category.

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Riverside places two bands in inaugural state festival
APR 19, 2016

The Riverside Concert Band has been selected to perform in the Inaugural SCBDA State Concert Band Festival.
 
 

The Riverside High School Concert Band and Wind Ensemble have been invited to perform in the Inaugural SCBDA State Concert Band Festival.

Twenty-nine South Carolina high school bands qualified, but only16 earned an invitation to perform in the state festival.  Riverside has two performing.

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Kang's 'Reminscent' earns first place in art exhibit
APR 19, 2016

Cheeun Kang, of Riverside High School, won first place for her batik “Reminiscent”.
 

Cheeun Kang, of Riverside High School, won first place for her batik “Reminiscent” in the Painting Division at the 26th Annual Upstate High School Art Exhibit at Greenville Technical College Benson Campus.

Morgan Chopp’s mixed media work of “Eyes All Around" in the Drawing Division earned her an honorable mention.

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5 Greer athletes sign to continue sports career
APR 19, 2016

Greer High School had a big spring sports signing day with five students continuing to play in college. Two students graduated after only three years.
 

Five Greer High School athletes, two graduating a year earlier, have signed academic and sports letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college.

Brooke Wade
North Greenville University

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Walters awarded NGU Fellows Scholarship
APR 17, 2016

Rylie Walters, a senior at Blue Ridge High School, has been awarded the Crusader Fellows Scholarship by North Greenville University.
 

Rylie Walters, a senior at Blue Ridge High School, has been awarded the Crusader Fellows Scholarship by North Greenville University.

She was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of her academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement.

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Brannon earns Fellows Scholarship at NGU
APR 14, 2016

Nathan Brannon, a senior at Greer Middle College, has been awarded the Crusader Fellows Scholarship by North Greenville University.
 

Nathan Brannon, a senior at Greer Middle College, has been awarded the Crusader Fellows Scholarship by North Greenville University.

He was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of his academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement.

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Southside grad serving aboard stealthy, attack submarine
APR 14, 2016

Ensign Tyshaun Spencer is a supply officer aboard the USS North Carolina, one of only 12 Virginia-class attack submarines in the Navy fleet.
 
 
 

By U.S. Navy Chief Mass Communication Specialist Bill Steele

A 2010 Southside High School graduate and Greenville native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the Navy’s newest attack submarines, the USS North Carolina.

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Miss Greater Greer Teen promoting anti-bullying platform
APR 14, 2016

Mayor Rick Danner presents Miss Greater Greer Teen Berkley Bryant a City Council proclamation designating April 12

Miss Greater Greer Teen Berkley Bryant said she witnessed a friend being bullied and it made a lasting impact.

Bryant, Miss Anderson Teen last year, has made it personal promoting her anti-bullying platform the past two years making South Carolina a “No Bully Zone” and encouraging everyone to take the anti-bullying pledge, “I Won’t Stand By, I Will Stand up!”

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Edwards gets honor; RMS baseball supports teammate
APR 12, 2016

Hale Edwards will be recognized at the PTSA State Conference as the PTSA State Teacher of the Year for Middle Schools. She teaches at Riverside Middle School.
 

Hale Edwards will be recognized at the PTSA State Conference as the PTSA State Teacher of the Year for Middle Schools.

Edwards teaches at Riverside Middle School.

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Pusateri awarded Trustee Scholarship at NGU
APR 12, 2016

Christiana Pusateri, a home-schooled senior, has been awarded the Trustee Scholarship by North Greenville University.
 

Christiana Pusateri, a home-schooled senior, has been awarded the Trustee Scholarship by North Greenville University.

She was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of her academic achievement and school, church, and community involvement. 

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Lehne, home-schooled, is awarded NGU grant
APR 12, 2016

Jeffrey Lehne, a home-schooled senior, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University
 

Jeffrey Lehne, a home-schooled senior, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University

He was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of his academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement.

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Minor accepts NGU scholarship. enrolls in August
APR 12, 2016

Natalie Minor, a senior at Greer High School, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.
 

Natalie Minor, a senior at Greer High School, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.

She was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of her academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement.

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Stiles awarded prestigious NGU scholarship
APR 12, 2016

Matthew Stiles, a senior at Greer Middle College Charter High School, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.
 

Matthew Stiles, a senior at Greer Middle College Charter High School, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.

Stiles was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of his academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement.

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Wade awarded Foothills Scholarship from NGU
APR 12, 2016

Heather Brooke Wade, a senior at Greer High School, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.
 

Heather Brooke Wade, a senior at Greer High School, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.

She was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of her academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement.

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Stewart awarded NGU Foothills Scholarship
APR 12, 2016

Morgan Stewart, a senior at Blue Ridge High School, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.
 

Morgan Stewart, a senior at Blue Ridge High School, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.

She was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of her academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement.

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Henderson gets prestigious scholarship from NGU
APR 12, 2016

Rachel Henderson, of Eastside High School, earned the Foothills Scholarship at North Greenville University.
 

Rachel Henderson, a senior at Eastside High School, has been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University.

She was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of her academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement.

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