Students in the Riverside Middle School Band, Strings, and Guitar Classes traveled to Disney World where they competed in a nation-wide competition, Festival Disney.
Students with Riverside Middle and Mauldin Middle schools earned Superior and Excellent ratings at Festival Disney, while competing in divisions featuring band, orchestra, choir and guitar ensembles.
Riverside Middle School had 31 students participate in the State Model United Nations Conference in Black Mountain, N.C. (April 11-12) and earned awards and distinctions for their presentations.
The students participating and their proposals, presented at the YMCA Conference Center:
Students, alumni and parents participated in the iMove 5k Walk/Run Saturday morning at Riverside Middle School.
Amanda Bishop, Miss Wade Hampton, joined the participants in the morning activities. Bishop is a graduate of RMS and Riverside High School. She is a junior at the University of South Carolina. Bishop will compete in the Miss South Carolina pageant in July in Columbia at Townsend Auditorium.
Madelin Corvin took home a haul of awards with her 4th place overall finish in the “Greenville County and SC Regional Science and Engineering Fair.” Corvin won the most awards of any student in the Junior Division.
Her project, “Flip It!” also earned second in Math and honorable mention in Engineering. Corvin received certificates, a trophy, and cash prizes for each award.
Six students from greater Greer area high schools have been awarded the Foothills Scholarship by North Greenville University. The scholarships have an annual value of $12,000 and 4-year total of $48,000.
Victor Chasteen and Lucas McClain of Blue Ridge High School, Zachary Davis of Riverside HS, Ilse Peterson of Eastside HS, Kendra Webb, Greenville HS, and John Partin, home schooled, received the grants based on academic achievement, school, church and community involvement.
Riverside High School is hosting Perc Up! Percussion Showcase at 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 that will feature some of the world’s best drummers, percussionists and locally famous performing groups.
The showcase, featuring percussive works and solos, is $10 and benefits music education. The Riverside High School Drumline will participate in the evening’s show.