The Byrnes High School Rebel Regiment marching band was recognized at the State House in Columbia by State Rep. Rita Allison for its 2018 5A State Championship.
Tigerville participating in Beta Club Project
Tigerville Elementary National Junior Beta Club is hosting a Pennies for Books Campaign to help raise funds for the library through Feb. 28.
Grade levels will compete to see who see who can raise the most money.
Chandler Creek Elementary School is hosting Real Men Read for the fifth consecutive year on Friday, Feb. 22.
Real Men Read, which started at Chandler Creek in 2015, is also happening at other schools around Greenville County schools and Spartanburg District Five.
Emma Brooke Alley was crowned Miss Byrnes High 2019 during the school’s 55th annual pageant recently.
A vocalist, Alley also took home the overall talent award for her semi-classical vocal performance of “Con te partiro.” In addition, she was also the overall evening gown winner.
Court and category winners included:
Upstate AHEC, a health education center, is accepting applications for its 2019 Summer Enrichment Program to be held June 17-Aug. 2.
Organizations to offer Academic Outreach
USC Upstate, BMW, Spartanburg Regional Healthcare and American Credit are teaming up to host the Academic Outreach Camp for high school juniors June 17-21 and 24-28.
The Blue Ridge Middle VEX Robotics Teams competed at JL Mann High School recently. 29651A Miracle Whipped and 29651C Born in the Sky joined forces to win the Tournament Championship, beating out 11 high school teams and 22 other middle school teams. 29651A Miracle Whipped also won the Middle School Excellence award.
Colleges hosting information sessions
The University of South Carolina, Clemson University and the College of Charleston will host a Student/Parent Information Session for high school sophomores and juniors on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Greenville Convention Center.
Carson Hannon was crowned Miss GHS 2019 Saturday night at Greer High.
A junior, Hannon is the daughter of Dennis and Teri Hannon.
She is in the Beta Club, National Honor Society, a cheerleader, in Honor Choir and on the Yearbook Staff.