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Education briefs: Brannon, Lamprecht, Rines, Widenhouse, Welch, Thrower

Thursday, June 30, 2016 7:48 a.m.

Chelsea Brannon of Hanahan graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences.

University of SC approves largest tuition hike in 5 years

Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The University of South Carolina has passed its biggest tuition hike in five years.

The Citadel is seeking applicants for teaching scholarship

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:53 p.m.

The Citadel is seeking applicants for a prestigious, fully funded teaching scholarship open to college graduates or professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Local students graduate from College of Charleston

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 5:36 a.m.

The following local students graduated from the College of Charleston:

Local students awarded Accelerate scholarships

Saturday, May 28, 2016 8:48 p.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce awarded 75 Accelerate Greater Charleston (AGC) Scholarships on May 10 in front of a packed room of business and educational leaders, proud parents and family members and eager students. The scholarships fuel Career Academy graduates across the Charleston metro to continue their education by paying for two …

Local students awarded Accelerate scholarships

Friday, May 27, 2016 3:40 p.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce awarded 75 Accelerate Greater Charleston (AGC) Scholarships on May 10 in front of a packed room of business and educational leaders, proud parents and family members and eager students. The scholarships fuel Career Academy graduates across the Charleston metro to continue their education by paying for two …

Timberland and tiaras: THS crowns new queens UPDATED

Timberland and tiaras: THS crowns new queens
Friday, May 27, 2016 3:49 p.m.

Songs, smiles and dance completed an Arabian-themed evening in St. Stephen May 21 with palm trees, camels and contestants flanking the stage of the …

Nine Berkeley County residents earn degrees from FMU

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:35 p.m.

FLORENCE – Nine of the 346 Francis Marion University graduates from the spring commencement are from Berkeley County.

St. Stephen teacher named rookie teacher of the year

St. Stephen teacher named rookie teacher of the year
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District has named St. Stephen Elementary’s Dorian Palladino, a Special Education teacher, as the 2016 Rookie Teacher …

BES names ‘Terrific Kids’ for honesty, integrity

BES names ‘Terrific Kids’ for honesty, integrity
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:02 p.m.

Berkeley Elementary School recently recognized children in grades K4-2nd grade for demonstrating April’s virtues of honesty and integrity for …

Local governor’s school students bring home science awards

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:06 p.m.

Forty-five students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics recently brought home 59 awards from the SC Junior Academy of Science Annual Spring Meeting.

BMS eighth graders raise money

BMS eighth graders raise money

Berkeley Middle Eighth-Grader

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It all started one morning when Mrs. Afshar picked up our Pennies for Pizza collection box, shook it, and announced that it was sad and pathetic how …

Technology camp for students planned for summer

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:19 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Math (GSSM) is bringing iTEAMS Xtreme, a free day camp for rising 7th- and 8th-graders, to Berkeley County again this summer. The day camp will be at Berkeley High School (406 West Main St., Moncks Corner) on Monday, July 25, through Thursday, July 28, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. …

Timberland High’s Ag students know their tools

Timberland High’s Ag students know their tools
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:21 a.m.

Students on the Timberland High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Tool Identification Team placed second in the FFA Lower State …

American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund ride

Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The American Legion Riders of South Carolina (ALRSC) are preparing for the fifth annual scholarship fund motorcycle benefit ride April 23-24.

Berkeley County Schools’ Turnaround Achievement Awards

Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District honored a group of students who have worked to make positive and lasting changes in their lives at the Turnaround Achievement Awards April 14 at Westview Middle School.

Golf tournament to help school children and families in the school district

Saturday, April 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District will host the One Berkeley Golf Tournament on June 17 to benefit students and families in the district.

Twenty schools recognized with Palmetto awards

Thursday, March 31, 2016 10:03 a.m.

Twenty Berkeley County School District schools have been recognized as Palmetto Gold and Silver Award recipients for the 2014-2015 school year.

Adult education employees recognized

Adult education employees recognized
Sunday, March 27, 2016 8:08 p.m.

Three Berkeley County Adult Education employees received recognition and awards for their work in adult education during the Adult Education Spring …

Cane Bay Middle students participate in Project Lead the Way Gateway competition

Cane Bay Middle students participate in Project Lead the Way Gateway competition
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 1:39 p.m.

Gateway to Technology and VEX Robotics Team students at Cane Bay Middle School attended the Project Lead the Way Gateway competition in Columbia, and …

Nexton Elementary receives Common Sense certification

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:13 a.m.

Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Nexton Elementary as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School.

Palmetto Scholars holding fundraiser

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:13 a.m.

Palmetto Scholars Academy is selling tickets and taking donations for its annual auction to take place on March 19 at the North Charleston Fire Museum from 6:30-10 p.m.

Berkeley County residents advance to state National History Day competition

Berkeley County residents advance to state National History Day competition
Friday, March 4, 2016 1:27 p.m.

Four Berkeley County residents were among 20 Palmetto Scholars Academy students who showed off their appreciation of the past and earned the right to …

Berkeley County elementary students spell their way to victory

Berkeley County elementary students spell their way to victory

Special to the Independent

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 10:31 a.m.

Participants of the Elementary Spelling Bee demonstrated their knowledge with words such as “dedicated” and “deserve.”

Scott accepting applications for summer interns

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 2:28 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the summer of 2016. The intern program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have strong interest in public service, government and press. All internships are …

Berkeley Middle College student accepted to SPAWAR apprenticeship

Berkeley Middle College student accepted to SPAWAR apprenticeship
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 12:01 a.m.

O’Dhori Prioleau, a junior at Berkeley Middle College, was accepted into the Science and Engineering Summer Apprenticeship Program at SPAWAR. …

Heritage stamp will feature Richard Allen, founder of AME Church

Heritage stamp will feature Richard Allen, founder of AME Church
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:48 a.m.

Richard Allen, the founder of the AME Church and it’s first bishop, will be featured as the next issue in the U.S. Postal Service’s …

Trident Tech offers $2,000 scholarship for STEM fields

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Trident Technical College’s Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is offering a new Workforce Pathways Scholarship that will provide up to $2,000 per student per term for short-term training in select STEM-related career fields.

District announces community meeting for new Hanahan elementary

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District will host a meeting for members of the community to view the conceptual site and floor plans for the new Tanner/Foster Creek Area Elementary School in Hanahan.

Andy Warhol and pet food cans

Andy Warhol and pet food cans
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Students in Mrs. Earl’s and Ms. Cahill’s second grade classes recently studied Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup can …

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