Mid-Carolina High School had 31 students juried into the S.C. State Fair this year for all grades. Throughout the entire state only 190 entries were on exhibition. Art teacher Debbie Murphy, far left, received the Art Educator Secondary Level Achievement Award given for the most winning entries for any high school program in the state. Winners shown are, from the left, junior Josh Eller, third place in photography; junior Erin Counts, second place in 2-D; senior MeKayla Manning, third place in photography; and freshman Amber Smith, first place in photography.
Matalyn Mills from Mid-Carolina High School was selected through audition to participate in the South Carolina American Choral Directors Association State Women’s Honor Choir. Students submitted recorded auditions last May and were informed of their selection in August. She participated in the Honor Choir Concert held at Coastal Carolina University. Mills is shown with School Superintendent Bennie Bennett.
Dr. William Buford, left, donated a check to the Newberry County Career Center’s FFA Club to help contribute to the growth of chapter. Buford presented the check on behalf of the Twin Oaks Animal Hospital in Silverstreet. From left are Buford, School Board Chairman Jody Hamm and Career Center Director Buddy Livingston.
Nine students from across the Newberry school district received perfect scores on the 2012-2013 the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards tests. From left are, Whitmire’s Barrett Martin, Pomaria-Garmany’s Lawson Lominick, Mid-Carolina Middle’s Calen McManus, Jarrett Delk and Kyzer Fulmer and Little Mountain’s Abigal Shealy. Those not pictured are: Little Mountain’s Noah Spinks, Newberry Middle’s Marianna Robertson and Prosperity-Rikard’s Fritz Lewis.