People and achievements, Feb. 3

February 2, 2014 

SCHOOLS

A.C. MOORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL student Sarah Bobertz has been named the state winner of the “Where Does Your Water Shed?” conservation poster contest in the kindergarten through first grade category. The contest is sponsored by the National and South Carolina Associations of Conservation Districts and the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District.

PELION HIGH SCHOOL FFA students Brandon Myers, Colt Bedenbaugh, Ron Berry, Bayleah Jackson, Robbie Kell and team adviser Frank Stover won first place in the Soil Identification and Land Treatment state competition.

KERSHAW COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT’S robotics team, the KC Revolutionists, won first place at the FIRST Tech Challenge South Carolina State Championship, along with alliance teammates from the S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics. Winning team members included Joao Porto (Camden High School); Daniel Putnam (Camden Middle School); Thomas Levister, Ammon Connell and Ashton Connell (Lugoff-Elgin Middle School); and Nathan Hensley (Stover Middle School).

MILITARY

AIR FORCE AIRMAN DIANA S. RICHARD has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Maurice Richard of Sumter.

AIR NATIONAL GUARD AIRMAN 1ST CLASS KAVIANA M. WISE has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. She is the daughter of Katina Wise of Columbia.

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