Many of our Junior and Senior students attended a session at OC Tech Tuesday with Mr Frank Hatten of Boeing Aerospace. Students learned about the qualities Boeing is looking to hire for in the next few years. Mr Hatten stressed they they are looking for 4 things: new hires need to know a little math (10th grade level), they need to be able to read at grade level, they need soft skills (be on time, look people in the eye, good posture, put down your phone, pants on hips, dedicated to work), and they need integrity (honesty).
About 300 high school students in Orangeburg County got an introduction Tuesday to the aerospace giant with a major presence down Interstate 26 in the Lowcountry.
The students from each Orangeburg school district were selected for an all-access information session held in the Roquemore Auditorium at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. They were told there is a future with the world's largest aerospace company. More at the T and D jump here...
High School’s Thirtieth Annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony was recently held in the school’s auditorium, and Edisto’s award-winning AFJROTC set the decorum for a ceremonial evening that celebrated academic achievement.
Twenty-one students in grades ten through twelve, pledged to uphold the virtues of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. The 2015-2016 inductees were Mason Beckom, Neia Blocker, Hayden Colwell, Carter Davis, Zachary Epting, Christopher Givens, Briseida Guiterrez-Gonzales, Cassie Hayden, Nathan Hayden, Ja’Quayla Hodges, Lucas Huggins, Brandon Jennings, Shayna Jennings, Brianna Lee, Neal Nettles, Morgan Rodgers, Shanta Sharperson, Matthew Strickland, William Weeks, Corban Wolfe, and Jessica Wolfe. Officers of the Edisto Chapter of the National Honor Society are Michael Bozard, president; Kyle McAlhany, vice-president; Jamelah Hogan, secretary; Jeremiah Hunt, treasurer; and Shareka Jennings and Bethany Jameson, historians.
After the awarding of certificates, Dr. Shannon Gibson, principal at Edisto High, congratulated the students and shared a speech about the importance of honor. He also reminded the inductees and other members of the National Honor Society, “To whom much is given, much is required.” A reception honoring the inductees and their guests followed the ceremony in the lobby of the auditorium.
Mrs. Barbara Elliott, one of the advisers, stated that the National Honor Society’s Induction Ceremony is one of Edisto High’s premier academic programs because it not only celebrates academics but also encourages service, leadership and character, which are bedrocks for the development of good citizens. Other advisers to Edisto High’s Honor Society are Ms. Danyell Boneparte and Dr. Joni Jordan.
Pictured in the photo, from to right, are Brianna Lee, Ja’Quayla Hodges, Briseida Gutierrez-Gonzales, Shantasia Sharperson, Jessica Wolfe, Cassie Hayden, Shayna Jennings, and William Weeks.
On the back row are Mason Beckom, Brandon Jennings, Matthew Strickland, Neal Nettles, Hayden Colwell, Nathan Hayden, Corban Wolfe, Carter Davis, and Lucus Huggins. Missing from the photo are Neia Blocker, Zachary Epting, Christopher Givens and Morgan Rodgers.
Way to go Cougars - we are on pace for a record setting year!
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Metts, a librarian at Edisto High School, has not been left alone in her battle against one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in the United States.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Pink Ribbon has come to symbolize the mission to spread information and education about a disease that Metts has not let get her down. More from T and D at the jump here...
Compassionate hearts: Edisto High family rallies to support librarian battling breast cancer
T-Byrd with Senator John Matthews
A modern era record - great job, Cougars!
- 57% of EHS students made the 4th Quarter Honor Roll!
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Edisto High School Air Force Junior ROTC unit SC-20021 had their annual awards ceremony Thursday night, May 14th, 2015 at the school. Over 600 ribbons and medals were presented, including 20 from local area fraternal and service organizations.
Cadet Josh Malejko earned the trophy for the top academic average in AFJROTC. Cadet Josiah Thompson-Byrd was recognized for outstanding dress and appearance. The top drill and ceremony cadet was Cadet Ricky Davis. The outstanding Flight Commander was Cadet Brandon Smoak. The outstanding cadets overall by year group were Cadets Dante Sanders, La’Tristan Grimes, Jeremiah Hunt, and Brandon Antley. Cadets from Alpha and Delta flights took honors as the best flights each semester.
It was also announced last week that Edisto High AFJROTC earned the national distinguished unit award with merit for 2015. This award is reserved for the best of all JROTC units nationwide. Only 4 schools from South Carolina earned the distinguished unit award with merit. This is the 10th year Edisto High has earned this national award.
Lt Col Walt Davis and MSgt Earl Chatman of Edisto High were nominated by headquarters and earned National Outstanding Instructor awards for 2015. These awards are limited to the top 10 percent of instructors nationwide.