Entries by Chad Vail

Stevens Towing Holds Ceremony Celebrating Baptist Hill Middle High Students’ Success

May 11, 2017 – Yonges Island, SC  – Five students from Baptist Hill Middle High School completed their spring internship program at Stevens Towing Company with a special ceremony. The students’ capstone project were these grills they made themselves by putting their learned welding skills to use. “The students did an excellent job and really worked […]

Marketing Students from R. B. Stall HS Create New Business with Junior Achievement Volunteers

Students in Mr. Breedlove’s marketing class at R.B. Stall High School have enjoyed working with Junior Achievement volunteers Jackson Haskell and Justin Jackrel on starting a new business. Special thanks to Ms. Jeni Becker with Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina for her help facilitating this excellent opportunity for Charleston County School District students!

Students from Daniel Jenkins Academy Attend Federal Agencies Expo May 5

Students from Ms. Shekema Hamm’s CTE class at Daniel Jenkins Academy were among the attendees for the 3rd Annual Federal Agencies Informational Exhibition on May 5, 2017, hosted by FEA of Greater Charleston. City of Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg was the keynote speaker for the event’s opening ceremony. Representatives from various federal agencies educated the public […]

Trident Tech hosts Students from Daniel Jenkins Academy for Tour of Industrial Mechanics Labs

May 8, 2017 – Charleston, SC – Several students from Ms. Shekema Hamm’s CTE class at Daniel Jenkins Academy visited Trident Technical College’s Industrial Mechanics Department today. Each of the participating students completed a career assessment earlier in the semester that indicated a strong interest in Industrial Mechanics, and related career pathways. The students participated in […]

West Ashley High School Hosts Wildcat Engineers Week

West Ashley High School Hosts Wildcat Engineers Week West Ashley High students learn about careers in engineering Charleston, SC – From February 21-24, West Ashley High School hosted Wildcat Engineers Week, a week of opportunities for students to learn more about a career in engineering. Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), Engineers […]

Health Science Students from West Ashley HS Participates in HOSA Leadership Conference

WAHS Senior Mary Johnson takes first in Behavioral Health Knowledge Charleston, SC – West Ashley High School’s Health Occupation Student Association (HOSA) team competed in the South Carolina Health Occupations Students of America State Leadership Conference. The conference took place at the North Charleston Convention Center where 1,400 students from all over the state competed […]

Wando Spring Business Plan Competition Winners Annouced

David Fralix, Personal Finance CTE Teacher at Wando High School, shared the following recap and pictures from the Wando High School In-class Business Plan Competition, presented by Glasspro on Friday, April 21. First and second place winners receive $250 and $150, respectively, from YEScarolina and Glasspro and go on to compete in the countywide business […]

West Ashley HS Pre-engineering Students Enjoy Visit to Ravenel Bridge with Local Engineers

Dr. Barbara Leonard, West Ashley High School’s PLTW Engineering instructor, provided the following description and pictures from her students recent visit to the Arthur Ravenel Bridge over the Cooper River and the Mt. Pleasant Waterfront park with local professionals from the engineering community.  The 2017 Engineering Tour of the Ravenel Bridge was a great success. […]

Students from Wando High and Several CCSD Middle Schools Participate in Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition

The Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition (PCDC) is staged each spring by volunteers from SPAWAR in collaboration with the South Carolina Lowcountry Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA). The goal of the event, started in 2013, is to energize middle and high schools, colleges, and their students to focus on the development of technical […]

West Ashley HS Students Compete at Technology Student Association State Event

Students from West Ashley High School recently participated in the annual state competition event for Technology Student Association (TSA). The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national, non-profit organization of middle and high school students who are engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Since TSA was chartered in 1978, almost 4,000,000 student members have […]