Category: Education

Urgent Appeal Being Made For JVM Washington Trip

An urgent appeal is being made to the community for support for the annual trip to Washington, DC.

DHS Educator Named State Teacher Of The Year Finalist

Five outstanding classroom teachers were named today as finalists in South Carolina’s State Teacher of the Year Program.
Among them is Beth R. Hinson, a biology teacher at Dillon High School.

Gilchrist Makes Drum Major, Studies Abroad

This fall, Trevor Gilchrist of Lake View made Drum Major in the University of South Carolina Band.

Culinary Arts Students Compete

The first competition was in Myrtle Beach for a chance to go to the 2011 National Prostart Invitational. A total of 37 teams from both North and South Carolina competed in the competition.

Photo Gallery: Lake View Alumni Softball Game

Photos of the 2011 Lady Gator Softball Alumni Game.

Sara Khalil Accepted Into Medical School

Sara Khalil, daughter of Nabil and Mona Khalil of Dillon, has been accepted to both the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC. She is presently a senior at Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC.

State Fair Announces Increase In Scholarship Award

The South Carolina State Fair, an independent nonprofit organization, announced it will be increasing its annual scholarship award by $4,000 per student for its 2011 Ride of Your Life Scholarship Program.

Rev. Lonnie Alford Retires After 30 Years Of Educating Young Minds

Rev. Lonnie H. Alford, affectionately known in Riverdale, Newtown and the Skillet communities as “L.H.”, has retired after 30 years of educating young minds.

College News

News about local students attending various colleges.

Lake View, Dillon Districts To Consolidate

The Dillon District Two Board of Education voted on Wednesday to consolidate the Lake View and Dillon School Districts.