Spotlights

Doctor & Author/Illustrator Co-Author Children’s Book Explaining Coronavirus in an attempt to Answer Young People’s Questions About the Pandemic

Dr. Jill Waggoner is a residency trained, board certified Family Practice physician and author. She and friend Sharon Jones-Scaife, an author/illustrator, have teamed up to write and illustrate a new book explaining coronavirus in simple terms for children. Jones-Scaife shared the idea with Dr. Waggoner who loved the concept and was immediately onboard! The children’s…

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SC Superintendent of the Year and District Level Administrator of the Year Named

Fairfield County School District Superintendent, Dr. J.R. Green, has been named the 2021 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year, and Lexington School District Three Chief Academic Officer, Mrs. Angie Rye, has been named the 2021 South Carolina District Level Administrator of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). “I have had…

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Spelman College Announces 2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Through hard work, determination and balance, Kendra Grissom and Jasmine McClam have excelled and achieved high honors during their academic careers. Now, Grissom, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, and McClam, a native of Missouri City, Texas, can add valedictorian and salutatorian to their long list of academic achievements. Being named valedictorian is especially significant for Grissom.  A product of west Baltimore, the…

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Howard University Student Virgil Parker Selected as 2020 Rangel Summer Fellow

  The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program has selected Howard University senior journalism student Virgil Parker as one of its 15 fellows following a highly competitive nationwide selection process. “On behalf of the Howard University community, we extend our congratulations to Virgil Parker for being selected to receive a 2020 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship,” said President Wayne A. I. Frederick. “His achievements as…

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SC State University board extends president’s contract

The South Carolina State University Board of Trustees announced today that it will extend the employment contract of the university’s 12th president, James E. Clark. During a special meeting held via teleconference, the board voted to renew Clark’s contract through June 2022 with an option for renewal for an additional two years based on the president’s…

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