People and achievements, March 4

March 3, 2013 

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SCHOOLS

SALUDA RIVER ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS presents the spring performance of “All the World’s a Stage: A Shakespearean Revue” at 1 and 6 p.m. Tuesday at 1520 Duke St., West Columbia. Free. (803) 739-4095.

LEXINGTON 2 hosts registration for children entering the four-year child development program, five-year kindergarten or the first grade for the 2013-2014 school year from 7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday.(803) 739-4196.

AIRPORT HIGH SCHOOL hosts the Technology Student Association’s State Conference Saturday. (803) 822-5600, ext. 421.

LEXINGTON 1 has named the five finalists for District Teacher of the Year, including Mary B. Carpenter, Pleasant Hill Middle School; Kimberly E. Freeman, Lexington Middle School; Jennifer E. Jones, Pleasant Hill Elementary School; Jessica L. Keisler, Pelion Middle School; and A. Beth Klaes, Lexington High School.

OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY TEACHER AMY CASE has received a $1,329 PalmettoPride Litter Trashes Everyone Educational grant.

MEADOW GLEN ELEMENTARY NURSE JOAN BRANNING has been named Lexington 1 Nurse of the Year.

THREE SPRING VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS have qualified for the AIME, which is sponsored by the Mathematics Association of America. The students include Richard Chen, David Qu and Gregory Rassolov.

COMMUNITY

KYRON DAVIS has been featured at one of Palmetto Health Richland’s Spotlight Volunteers. Davis has been volunteering since 1997, and has contributed over 11,000 hours of service. Both his mother and grandmother are hospital retirees, and his sister, cousin and godsister are all current employees.

ROBBIE EDWARDS AND COLEMAN EDWARDS of Lexington and Columbia, respectively, registered their catch in the Santee Cooper Trophy Five Award program and will receive a parchment signed by Gov. Nikki Haley.

MILITARY

AIR FORCE AIRMAN FIRST CLASS BRENT HARRISON has graduated from recruit training at Lackland Air Force base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the grandson of Wilma Blackmon of Lancaster.

ARMY RESERVE PFC. JASMINE B. PAGE has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. She is the daughter of Teressa and Christopher Page of Irmo.

ARMY SPEC. WESLEY R. HALL has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. He is a 2005 graduate of Lexington Hall School.

ARMY PVT. KYLE T. GRIGGS has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Travis Griggs of Lugoff and Michelle Zeigler of West Columbia.

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