Schooling Notes 9-18-21 | TheLancasterNews.com
Tullar Earns Masters Degree: Samantha Tullar of Lancaster graduated from the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky with a Masters degree in Justice Administration this summer.
Gilman makes President’s List: Priya Gilman was appointed to the President’s List (4.0 GPA) for the summer semester 2021 at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
SNHU Awards: Seven local students were added to the presidential list for the summer of 2021 (3.7 GPA) for Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH. These include Suzette Bentley, Trinity Cho, and Sarah Prince, all from Indian Land; and Chrystian Cox, Shantrelle Duncan, Michael Schaupp, and Rhonda Williams, all from Lancaster. Indian Land’s Tyler Pickard was added to the SNHU’s list of deans in the summer of 2021 (3.5 GPA).
Yang makes deans list: Chang Yang from Lancaster was appointed to the deans list for the summer of 2021 (3.5 GPA) at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
Apply for Service Academy nominations: Candidates wishing to attend one of the four service academies – the US Military Academy, US Naval Academy, US Air Force Academy, or US Merchant Marine Academy – can apply until October 16 at 5 p.m. apply to Senator Tim Scott Scott will nominate up to 40 students from across South Carolina for an appointment. Students must submit an application that includes two essays, SAT / ACT scores, high school transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. For more information, contact the Service Academy coordinator at 803-771-6112.
Carnes, Ramos Earn Citadel Awards: Brenton Carnes from Lancaster and Zhnue Alvarado Ramos from Indian Land were inducted into the Dean’s List for Spring 2021 (3.2 GPA) at The Citadel, Charleston. Carnes also received a gold star (3.7 GPA).
District Offers Disability Screening: The Lancaster County School District’s Child Find program seeks out people with disabilities, ages 3-21, who need special assistance to receive free and adequate public education.
If there is a delay in any area of your child’s development, even if they are not yet of compulsory schooling, contact the district Student Services at 803-285-8439 to arrange a screening and assessment.
Preschool programs for children with special needs provide early intervention services and can prevent some developmental disorders from becoming more severe.
Free Lunch for All: The Lancaster School District is offering a free lunch at school to all students who sign up for it. Free / discounted lunch requests must be completed by anyone who wishes to receive them in order for the district’s food service to follow this year’s program. The application is available at https://family.titank12.com or on the district website lancastercsd.com under Applications or the Meals tab. No lunchtime visitors are allowed in the schools.
District Dining Moves to New Platform: The Lancaster County School District Food Services Department moved to a new web platform this summer to better serve students, families and staff. The new platform, Titan School Solutions, is part of the LinQ family, which includes the programs the district has used.
Titan enables the district to integrate multiple services and offers a new family account option for meals. While individual student accounts are still available, a family account allows multiple students to pay for meals from a single account.
The district has transferred student account balances to Titan. Parents must go to family.titank12.com to sign up for individual or family accounts. Each student’s PowerSchool number is required to enroll.
Free and discounted meal requests can also be filled out in the new program. Families don’t need to sign up for an account to fill out a meal application.
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