Del Monte Fresh Produce, North America, Inc. announced today that it is launching a program to help support kindergarten thru 12th grade public school teachers across North and Central America with cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” campaign. One hundred prizes totaling $1,000 each will be awarded to teachers who get the most votes in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” online contest at www.fruits.com.
Several Oak Grove Station Nine Firefighters were recognized for their accomplishments.
Members of the student body and faculty/staff at Dillon High School met Wednesday morning, September 22, before school to observe the national “See You At The Pole.” The students used this time to pray for their schools, the nation, their communities and their families.
Laura Herndon Gasque was recently selected as Teacher of the Year for Dillon School District Three for 2011-2012.
Throughout the month of September, students and staff members of Lake View High School have been preparing the new LVHS Walk of Champions.
The S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) had the highest ACT and SAT score averages among the Palmetto State’s 2010 graduates, according to recently released reports from the S.C. Department of Education.
The City of Dillon will have Hallowe’en Trick-or-Treat on Saturday, October 30th from 6-8 p.m.
The Dillon District One Board of Trustees held their regular meeting August 18 at the district office.
Former Dillon resident, Timmy Dee, will be singing the theme song for the movie, “Ten.” The song, which was written some time ago by Timmy, was chosen as the theme song for the movie and will soon be recorded in the studio. The production and shooting for the movie, “Ten,” is ongoing. Due to new relocations and production delays, the movie will take a little longer than anticipated.
James Moultrie was recently selected as Dillon County’s representative in the “Honoring Our Elders Celebration” which was part of the S.C. Black Family Expo.