The CBL Charitable Foundation recently awarded $20,000 in higher education scholarships to two local students ($10,000 each).
Clemson offering summer Camp Voyager
Clemson University Youth Learning Institute is offering a one-week summer camp for techies, gamers, creative explorers and young engineers ages 8-15.
Camp Voyager will be held at the institute headquarters in Pickens.
Beginning June 10, Greer Soup Kitchen with the help of the teachers and PTA at Chandler Creek Elementary and the teachers at Woodland Elementary will provide lunches to children in the Greer area who otherwise would not have access to food.
Rebecca Zander, seventh grade science teacher at Greer Middle School, is among the first seven graduates of the Greenville Alternative Teacher Education (GATE) program honored by Public Education Partners (PEP).
Several area students are among the more than 3,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.
Area high school graduations began last week with Byrnes High and Greer Middle College Charter High holding ceremonies on Thursday and Friday respectively.
Other Greenville County schools will hold ceremonies next week as follows:
Monday, June 3
Greenville County Schools will host a Job Fair on Tuesday, June 11, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lifelong Learning at Sullivan Center, 206 Wilkins Street, Greenville.
Anyone wishing to apply for bus driver, bus aide, custodial, or food service positions is welcome to attend.
Students recognized for perfect attendance
Several area students are among 61 in the state who were recently recognized by the state for achieving perfect attendance throughout their entire academic career.
Area students included:
Morgan Bridges - Byrnes High
Whitney Campbell - Greer High
North Greenville University has joined the more than 500 colleges and universities that have signed agreements to participate in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program (Yellow Ribbon Program).