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Education

  • 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 Announces Honor Lists for Summer Semester

    From release

    The faculty and staff of Northeastern Technical College proudly honor the following students for their outstanding academic achievement during the 2018 summer semester. Students are named to the President’s List in recognition of a grade point average of 4.0.  Students placed on the Dean’s List are recognized for earning a grade point average of 3.5.

    President’s List 

    Bennettsville

    Jessica C. Crowley and Keith G. Brigman.

  • School board filing opens today

    The filing period to run for the Chesterfield County Board of Education opens today and ends Sept. 18 at noon. 

    Four seats are up for election: District 1, District 2, District 3 and District 9. The board has nine members.

    Incumbents Kim Burch (District 1), Darin Coleman (District 2) Wesley Miles (District 3), and Wayne Chapman (District 9)  are running for another four-year term.

  • Chesterfield County School District holds kick-off

    As employees from Chesterfield County schools gathered for the annual pre-school kickoff Friday, all eyes were upon the district’s 97 bus drivers.

    Chris Price, executive director of Administration and Student Services, asked the crowd at Chesterfield-Ruby Middle School to stand and applaud. “Let’s honor the drivers of our cheese wagons,” Price said.

  • Opening the door to middle school

    The sixth grade hall at New Heights Middle School was flooded with anxious sixth graders and their parents during the recent “Moving to the Middle” day.

    Some students had never been in the school building.  Some were excited to meet their new teachers and see old friends.

    Many were nervous about having lockers for the first time. Could they work the combination and get their locker open?

  • Chambers receives scholarship

    From release 

    A partnership between Goodman Creek Baptist Church and Northeastern Technical College has helped a Pageland student. 

    The church awarded Kiara Chambers of Pageland a $500 scholarship. Chambers plans to study Childhood Development.