Timberland HOSA wins at State
The Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Competition took place at the Charleston Convention Center and Trident Technical College March 13–15.
Students competed in various skills categories with many other schools from across the state.
Congratulations to the following Timberland students: Brianna Prioleau (third place overall, dental terminology), Kathran Olmos-Hale (third place, medical assisting) and Madison Gaskins (fourth place, dental spelling).
Top Six Finishers included: Alyshia Ravenell (medical assisting), Saivon Morant (dental terminology) and Jasmine Gadsden (physical therapy).
Brianna and Kathran will go on to compete at the HOSA National Leadership Convention and competitions to be held June 27-30 in Nashville, TN. Congratulations to these students, sponsor Lori Cox, and their families.
The State Speech and Drama Competition took place March 16at Stratford High School.
Timberland’s Dannicia Laws took second place overall. She had three perfect 10’s in Impromptu Speaking.
Christian Balzano scored three perfect 10’s in Original Dramatic Monologue, and Dwayne Harvin and Jeremiah Mitchell received a Perfect 10 in Duet Acting.
Ashley Mosier competed in Solo Acting and Joseph Hammock competed in Impromptu Speaking.
Congratulations to these students, their sponsor Katrina Bernsdorff, and their families.
Hell Hole Fest
Remember the upcoming Hell Hole Swamp Festival will be held April 26 through May 4.
For information and registrations for beauty pageants and parade, contact Chris Pipkin at 257-2233; for arts, crafts and food, contact Lisa at (843) 343-9981 or Pam at (864) 417-0226; for the barbecue cookoff, contact Roger Ford at 729-1151.
There will be a deadline, so contact him now. You can preregister for the 10K Gator Run by April 29 for $25 by contacting Chris Pipkin.
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.festivalnews.info under featured festivals.
• March 31, Easter Sunday at Wesley AME. 5 a.m., Sunrise Service; 9 a.m.,Church School, and 10 a.m., Easter Worship Service. Contact the Rev. Ej German at 257-4065.
• April 26: Relay for Life at Berkeley High School Football Field.
• Through May 1: Jamestown Baseball and Softball Registration Contact Jervy Washington at 826-5497 for more information.
Happy March Birthday
Ashley Pipkin, Lorrine Gaskins, Patti Mathis, Mabel Shuler, Xzavier Padgett, Joseph German, Harry Nole, Saleyah Zjahne Wynn, Aaronda Jefferson, Kenny Wells, Ramona Nixon, Denea Nicole Fayall, Rachel Chance, Charlene Rutledge, Joseph Hamilton, Shanell Nole Fishburne, Cheryl Halvorsen, Yolanda Simmons, Tina Beauford Dickerson, Ashley Mazyck, Brian King, John Halverson, III, Winter McKelvey, Mark Hamilton and Raymond Williams Jr.
Iva Bell Hawkins, Shenard Smalls, Namon Hamilton, Jr., Kenny Wells, Kerry Daugherty, Lorrine Gaskins, Anna Swinton, Verna Gamble, George McCrackin, Sandy Wilson, Jr., Irvin Grissitte, Evelyn Scott-Smalls, Lance Britt, Debra Gaskins, Ray Snider, Wilton Green, Ernest Foster (Margaret Maybank’s brother), Ila Shuler, Irvin Ackerman, Debbie Beauford, Christine Reames, Phillip and Debbie Rowland, Leon Bradshaw, Ausy McConnell, Lorenzo McConnell, Bernice Taylor, Flora Beauford, Cleecy Lewis, Diane Mazyck, Walter Taylor, Marvin Brunson and Shirley Smith. Please remember our sick community members and our law enforcement, our military, and their families.
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