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Education

  • Brewer receives doctoral degree

    After eight years of courses, researching, writing and rewriting a dissertation, and working in a male prison as a volunteer and as the senior chaplain, Rev. Annete Brewer received her Doctor of Ministry degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
     Brewer said two things happened at Pageland Elementary School that led her to her doctorate. She was working as a special education teacher when one of my students uncharacteristically quipped, “You know you should be a doctor, not the medical kind.”

  • 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.”

  • NETC holds fall orientation

    From release

    CHERAW – Northeastern Technical College’s 2019 Fall orientation and registration is July 23 at the main campus in Cheraw.
    There are sessions at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. During these sessions, students will register for classes and receive class schedules.
    Returning students can register early by contacting the enrollment center at 843-921-6918 or by contacting their advisor.

  • Central FFA students caring for livestock

    Students of Central High’s Future Farmers of America program got first-hand experience this school year in taking care of farm animals.
    Jessica Howle, Central’s FFA adviser and vocational agriculture teacher, said the program started a farm with a variety of livestock.
    In January, the Central chapter of the FFA was awarded a Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant in the amount of $1,000.
    The grant money was used to build a barn before acquiring the farm animals and to start building a fence, Howle said.