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Cadets get gold stars: Two Lancaster County students recently received gold stars for their academic achievement (3.7 GPA or higher) in the fall 2021 semester at The Citadel in Charleston. In addition to the gold stars, which will be presented Jan. 28, Logan Thompson of Indian Land and Brenton Carnes of Lancaster also made the dean’s list. Joshua Coats of Kershaw also made The Citadel’s dean’s list for the fall semester.
Woody makes dean’s list: Evan Woody, a sociology major from Fort Mill, has been named to the dean’s list (3.5-3,899 GPA) for the fall 2021 semester at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va.
Witherspoon makes dean’s list: Grant Spalden Witherspoon of Indian Land has been named to the fall 2021 dean’s list (GPA of 3.6 or higher) at Wofford College in Spartanburg.
CCTC honors lists: Central Carolina Technical College in Sumter named the following Kershaw students to its honors lists for the fall 2021 semester.
• President’s list (4.0 GPA) for part-time students — Alayna Johnson
• Dean’s list for full-time students — Kayla Baucom, Christopher Cole, Cody Faulkenberry and Mason Gomez
• Dean’s list for part-time students — Emily Hall, Emma Sims and Jacob Wilson
Anderson University dean’s list: The following area students made the dean’s list (3.5 GPA or higher) for the fall 2021 semester at Anderson University in Anderson — Mhairi Henderson, Caleb Henson, Kaylee Hunter, Joanna Lothers and Simon Wright, all of Lancaster; Amanda Ardrey, Hannah Miller and Haven Miller; all of Heath Springs; Lyndsey Williams of Kershaw; Joshua Acree, Madison Hargett and Alyssa Morgan, all of Indian Land; and Lindsay Blumenfeld, Erin Cepeda, Tessa Chan, Olivia Cutshall, Reagan Hollis, Camryn Hunter, Joshua McCabe, Sydney Patterson, Krista Provin and Taylor Roberts, all of Fort Mill.
USC Beaufort honors lists: USC Beaufort in Bluffton has named the following area students to its academic honors lists for the fall 2021 semester.
• President’s list — Vanessa Farrell of Heath Springs, Shelly Hunter and Joshua Nolen, both of Lancaster
• Chancellor’s list — Chloe Blackmon, Claire Hewett and Tamia Williams, all of Lancaster; Oksana Lathan of Heath Springs; Joseph Walters of Kershaw; Gabriella Lilavois of Indian Country; and Carson Conner, Hannah Cook, Anna Johnson and Jordan Keller, all of Fort Mill
USC Aiken honors lists: USC Aiken has named the following area students to its academic honors lists for the fall 2021 semester.
• President’s list (4.0 GPA) — Shelby Williams of Lancaster, business administration major
• Dean’s list (3.5 or higher GPA) — Natalie Bowers of Kershaw, communication major; Jordan Hall of Lancaster, business administration major; and Harold Vinson of Lancaster, psychology major
William & Mary dean’s list: Juhwan Cho of Fort Mill made the dean’s list (3.6 GPA) for the fall 2021 semester at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
Discovery School: Lancaster County’s only free public charter school is accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year. Applications are available on the school’s website at https://dis.lancastercsd.com/ or by visiting Discovery School at 302 W Dunlap St., Lancaster. Discovery School is a former recipient of the National Charter School of the Year Award.
Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District scholarships: The district is offering two $750 scholarships to high school seniors who live in Lancaster County. Applicants must plan to attend a fully accredited college, university or technical college. The Bill Ardrey Forestry Scholarship will go to a student who plans to pursue a forestry-related major. Glenn Alexander Memorial Scholarship applicants prefer majoring in an agricultural- or environmental-related field, but it is not a requirement. Applications for both scholarships are available at www.lancaster swcd.com (click the education program link), or call 803-286-4455, ext. 100, for a copy. The deadline to apply for either is 3 pm March 28.
Apply now for scholarships: The Foundation for the Carolinas is accepting applications for 2022 scholarships. The foundation manages more than 150 scholarship programs, offering a variety of annual scholarships established by gifts made by generous families and individuals, corporations and nonprofit organizations to provide educational opportunities for deserving students. Scholarship awards range from $500 to $10,000. Application deadline for most scholarships is in early March. For details or to apply, visit www.fftc.org/scholarships, or contact Qiana Austin at 704-973-4535 or email@example.com.
District offers disability screening: The Lancaster County School District’s Child Find program seeks out those with disabilities, ages 3-21, who need special help to be able to receive a free, appropriate public education. If there appears to be a delay in any area of your child’s development — even if he or she is not yet school-aged — contact the district’s Student Services Department at 803-285-8439 to arrange screening and evaluation. Preschool programming for children with special needs provides early intervention services and might prevent some developmental disabilities from becoming more severe.
Free lunches for all: Lancaster School District is providing free school lunches for all students who sign up for them. Free/reduced lunch applications must be completed by all who wish to receive them, so the district’s food services can track the program this year. The application is available at https://family.titank12.com or on the district website, lancastercsd.com, under Applications or the Meals tab. No lunch visitors are allowed at schools.
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