Riverside High students Will Armstrong, Will Hotz and Victoria Faia participated in the Dragon Boat Race on April 21 at Lake Hartwell.
Dragon Boat Race is held to benefit Cancer Research and Rehabilitation.
Riverside High students recently won awards in the 58th Annual Greenville County and South Carolina Regional Science and Engineering Fair.The Greenville County and South Carolina Regional Science and Engineering Fair is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Greenville, Roper Mountain Science Center & The SC Academy of Science.
Riverside High student Gregory Wilson was awarded the Charles H. Townes Student Research Award. This award recognizes Academic Excellence in Research by a High School Student. Gregory took the overall First Place award for “Look Ma, No Hands: A Study of Control Systems for Autonomous Vehicles: Gregory’s teacher at Riverside is Karen Becker.
Kristyn Robinson of Greer recently won a first-place award, Grades 9-12, Individual Submission, in the Letters About Literature program, sponsored by the South Carolina Center for the Book and the Library of Congress, in partnership with Target Stores.
Katherine Woo, a student at Riverside Middle School, won second place, Grades 7-8.
Recently 37 students from Riverside Middle School attended the State Model United Nations Conference at Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, NC.
The students brought home awards for having their proposals presented at the General Assembly, having their proposal presented in the Plenary Session, for Outstanding Written Proposal, Outstanding Festival of Nations Booth, Outstanding Native Attire, and for Outstanding Statesmanship.
Four Riverside High School students placed in the top 10 winners at the South Carolina Dialogue Foundation’s 2nd Annual Art & Essay contest. The award ceremony was held March 18 at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.
Riverside student Sarah Rhodehamel placed 9th in the Writing Art division.
Riverside High School senior Holly Gordon recently received a South Writing Region Award in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2012 for her poem, "The Lighter Underwater." There were more than 200,000 works submitted for this award.
The Lighter Underwater
Riverside Middle will host it’s 2nd annual iMove 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 28. There will be a Zumba warm-up for participants and the walk/run begins at 9:00 a.m. Registration is $20. The cost for children 10 and under is $10.
Greer Community Ministries will be accepting monetary donations as well as gently wornadolescent clothing at the race. RMS students will also be collecting wearable used shoes for donation to their Shoes for Water Campaign.
Seventh-grade student, Spencer Phillips, won the Riverside Middle’s Geography Bee. Spencer competed in the State Geography Bee and came in 7th out of 20 on his preliminary round.
Eighth-graders Elizabeth Schell, Cameron Jensen, and Xavier Allen were selected as winners in the conservation essay contest sponsored by the Greenville County Soil & Water Conservation District. Their essays on “Soil to Spoon” were selected as one of the best of 450 submissions. Each of these students will be presented a $50 check at the annual awards banquet in May.
Riverside Middle School is sponsoring iMove on April 28 for the second straight year. iMove is a family-oriented, 5k run/walk held at Riverside Middle School.
Register before April 18 and receive a free T-shirt. The cost for adults and kids over 10 is $15 and after that date is $20. Kids under 10 are $10.
The Greenville County High School Golf Championship begins Monday at Willow Creek Country Club.
Greer and Riverside are among 15 public and private school golf teams participating. Only Chapman and Union are outside Greenville County.