Alexander Named State Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Teresa O’Hare Alexander was named the State Middle School Teacher of the Year by the S.C. Independent School Assoc. After being selected by her peers at the school, Mrs. Alexander entered the state-level contest by submitting an essay, resume, and recommendations from peers and the administration. After reading through the many submissions for Teacher of the Year from across the state, a panel of educators made the selection of the top three finalists and then announced the winner at a banquet held in Orangeburg on April 27. Mrs. Alexander, who is a 1998 graduate of Wilson Hall, teaches seventh grade composition, study skills, and Leadership 101. She is also the head coach for the varsity softball team. There are 110 schools in SCISA.

 

Students Travel to France

Megan Piasecki

Mr. Scott Warren, French teacher, escorted a group of students and parents to France for a ten-day trip during spring break. The group spent four days in Paris where they enjoyed a walking tour of the city and visited many points of interest including Notre Dame Cathedral, the Champs-Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, and the Eiffel Tower. The group also took a side trip to Versailles. After leaving Paris, the group traveled by train to Provence where it spent three days. The highlights included touring Avignon, the Papal Palace, Nimes, and the Pont du Gard. The trip concluded with a two-day stay on the French Riviera during which time the group visited Eze, Monaco and Nice.

Ardis Signs with Anderson

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Senior Natalie Ardis signed a National Letter of Intent to further her athletic career at Anderson University where she will run cross-country and track. Students, coaches and family members attended the ceremony held in the Nash Student Center on April 19th. Anderson offered Natalie two academic scholarships, the Denmark Scholarship and the Provost Scholarship.