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Education

  • 13 graduate from Nursing Assistant program

    From release

    Thirteen students recently graduated Northeastern Technical College’s Nursing Assistant (NA) Program
    Nursing assistant graduates are Alice Gibson of McColl, Tara Harrington of Wallace, Angela Hill of Cheraw, Kristen Honeycutt of Ruby, Courtney Jackson of Bennettsville, Shonda Little of Cheraw, Britney Lowery of Clio, Mary McDowell of McColl, Billie Morton of Chesterfield, Victoria Scott of McColl, Alexus Stubbs of McColl, Lamarte Townsend of Cheraw, and Kerria Wilson of Jefferson.

  • NETC offers 3-Week Wintermester online

    From release

    Northeastern Technical College’s three-Week Wintermester is Dec. 17 to Jan. 4.
    Current NETC students, high school students, and transient students (students enrolled in other colleges and universities) are eligible to enroll in Wintermester.
    The classes are online and transferrable to four-year colleges and universities.

  • 12 graduate NETC’s nursing assistant program

    From release

    Twelve students recently graduated from Northeastern Technical College’s nursing assistant program: Michelle Boswell of Society Hill, Charlee Brown of Bennettsville, Tabitha Carnes of Mount Croghan, Tori Gainey of Hartsville, Veronica Grant of Society Hill, Sharmaneka Hinkle of Bennettsville, Sheba Malachi of Cheraw, Melissa McLain of Cheraw, Elizabeth Melton of Cheraw, Janet Mullis of Pageland, Amanda Strickland of Cheraw, and Fatimah Turnage of Cheraw.

  • NETC honors the Class of 2018

    Northeastern Technical College recently held its 48th annual commencement at the Cheraw High School auditorium. Dr. Kyle Wagner, the college president, delivered the welcome address. State Sen. Kent Williams, who represents Florence, Dillon, Marion, Marlboro, and Horry County, gave the keynote speech.

  • NETC graduates largest nursing class

    From release

    Northeastern Technical College recently graduated its tenth and largest associate degree in nursing class.
    Twenty-seven nursing students receiving their pins at a ceremony in Cheraw.

  • Central graduates 132

    Before the Class of 2018 took its first steps into a new chapter, its members paused Saturday to remember their special moments at Central High School.
    Valedictorian Makayla Kirkley and Salutatorian Jacobson “Jake” Savage recalled those moments, from football Fridays to the homecoming parade to the proms. They even mentioned a few “inside jokes” that had their classmates laughing and left their parents wondering.

  • South Pointe graduates told to walk with God

    South Pointe Christian School’s nine graduating seniors left with more than diploma from the May 25 commencement ceremony.
    They left with charge to walk with the Lord and serve him while you can.
    The charge came from South Point Fellowship interim pastor Marty Quick.
    Quick told parents, relatives and teachers, “It’s our responsibility to give them the word of God.”
    Quicks told the soon-to-be graduates, “God gives us a charge and gives you a warning. Pursue the Lord, and serve him while you can.”

  • Pageland Elementary school report card

    “The best students in the World are learning here” proclaims the banner at the front door of Pageland Elementary School.
    A recent South Carolina school report card suggests otherwise. Pageland Elementary was rated  “unsatisfactory,” meaning the school is not meeting state education standards.
    The reports cards have been controversial statewide and Chesterfield school officials say they do not tell the whole story.

  • Pageland Elementary named ‘priority’ school

    Pageland Elementary and middle school students at McBee High School have been identified as “Priority Schools” by the S.C. Department of Education.
    Priority schools are those that rank in the bottom 10 percent of schools statewide.
    The designation gives the Chesterfield County school system access to consultants, state information and some “technical assistance” funds.

  • Central math team excels

    By GAYLE MILLS
    Special to the Progressive Journal

    Genna Rivers of Central High School won honorable mention for the top individual scorers at the 42nd Annual Pee-Dee Regional High School Mathematics Tournament.
    She is the first Central student to earn that distinction.
    Overall, Central finished third in the Tetrad competition. The Scholars Academy of Horry County was first, followed by Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School of Darlington. Georgetown High School was fourth.