White Knoll High School health science teacher Katrina Haynes has been named the 2014 Outstanding Health Science Teacher in Community Service by the South Carolina Health Science Educators.
The award recognizes Haynes’ accomplishments and outstanding leadership in programs and activities that promote community involvement. It also recognizes her contributions to training, motivating and inspiring her peers and students to become involved in programs and projects that benefit their communities.
Haynes was formally honored during the S.C. Health Science Educators “Challenging Students to Surf the Waves to Success” Professional Development Seminar in Myrtle Beach last month.
Carrying a family torch
River Bluff High co-head athletics trainer Stacey Baynham became the seventh member of her family to participate in the Shrine Bowl last month.
A committee of the S.C. Athletic Trainers’ Association selected Baynham to serve as head trainer for the South Carolina Team during the 2014 Shrine Bowl, which was played Dec. 20 at Gibbs Stadium at Wofford College.
Baynham began her career as a high school athletics trainer in 1996. Her father, uncles and cousins all have participated in previous Shrine Bowl games.
A model victory
Richland Northeast High School’s Model United Nations team won the recent Southern United States Model United Nations Conference in Atlanta.
Team members include Amro Alshareef, Jeffery Arling, Kate Baker, YeJi Bang, Tammra Barfield, Kevin Cao, Matthew Cao, Andrew Chang, Casey Collins, Grace Harling, Kelly Lifchez, Asha Malachi, Dara Malachi, Kaeli Medlin, Timothy Nielsen, Kevin O’Dell, Lina Saleh, Reema Saleh, Arsenios Scrivens, Sara Shtessel, Julius Smith and Bilal Tabussum.
Lynn Washington is the team adviser.
Aiport ROTC knows the drill
The Airport JROTC Drill Team claimed the Palmetto State Best of the Best Drill Team Championship last month.
The team placed first in Platoon Exhibition w/Arms, Platoon Exhibition w/o Arms, Squad Exhibition w/o Arms, Platoon Regulation w/Arms, Platoon Regulation w/o Arms, Platoon Inspection w/Arms, and Squad Regulation w/o Arms.
The team has claimed first place overall in three other drill meets this fall.