CARDINAL NEWMAN and its dance marathon team won the 2014 Association of Fundraising Professionals Outstanding Youth Group Award. The student-led team raised $90,000 for Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital over three years.
A.C. FLORA theater students are scheduled to perform at the 2015 Edinburgh Scotland Fringe Festival. They are the only high school in South Carolina selected for this honor.
THE PLEASANT HILL MIDDLE COUGAR PRIDE yearbook staff took the top overall award at the South Carolina Scholastic Press Association for their yearbook.
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BLYTHEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL AND FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT leader Gina Taylor have received the Arts Techno-lution to the Core Grant Award, a $18,000 prize.
PINE TREE HILL ELEMENTARY named Randy Self as the 2014-2015 Reading Teacher of the Year.
AIR FORCE AIRMAN JAMES SEBRELL has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. He is the son of James Sebrell and Myra Moses-Sebrell of West Columbia.
RICHLAND COUNTY received a 2014 Local Government Energy Leadership Award from the South Carolina Energy Office and the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation. Richland is one of three counties in South Carolina to win an energy leadership award.