Each year the South Carolina Athletic Administrators recognize a Superintendent of the Year at their annual conference held in Charleston, SC during March. The conference consists of Principals and Athletic Directors from across the state of South Carolina. The award is presented based upon nominations presented to the SCAAA Board of Directors with a Superintendent selected prior to the March conference. This year there were 2 individuals recognized for this award. Dr. Harrison Goodwin of Chesterfield County and Dr. Thomas Wilson of Anderson School District 5.
On Thursday, March 10, the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities hosted an event designed to foster dialogue among students, teachers (at all experience levels), administrators, and community members. The evening kicked off with a celebration of innovative teaching from across SC; ten teachers were recognized (by the Governor’s School student who nominated them) as “inspirED” role models from throughout the public school system.
Ten Virtual Enterprise students from Chesterfield High School attended the South Carolina Business Professionals of America Leadership Conference and Competitions in Columbia March 3rd and 4th. Schools from all over South Carolina attended. While there they competed in several types of competitions. They also placed 1st or second place qualifying them to advance to national competitions.
Andy Poole has been named the new head football coach at Cheraw High School, replacing Johnny White, who stepped down earlier in the year.
Poole, who served as an assistant football coach on White’s staff, is also a former Cheraw Braves’ player himself.
New Heights Middle School celebrated Black History Month with a special program on February 23. Representative Richie Yow, parents, community members and students enjoyed performances by the NHMS Step Team and Chorus. Ms. Earline Williams served as guest speaker.