ECPI Visit Sept 2014

R. B. Stall Health Science Students Visit ECPI Programs

Students in Ms. Erin Shiver’s Health Science program at R. B. Stall High School recently visited and toured ECPI University. They  met with experienced professionals and discussed how to best prepare for careers in medical fields like MA (medical assisting), HCA (health care administrator), and LPN (licensed practical nursing). Students also got to play an interactive electronic “Jeopardy” review game at the end of the tour.
FCCLA conference - Wando July 2014

5 Wando FCCLA Students Place at Nationals

In July 2014, the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America student organization (FCCLA) held their annual National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
FCCLA conference - Wando July 2014
Students from Wando High School attended the event, and the following were FCCLA National Winners:
  • Alexandra Hickey  – Recycle Redesign/Gold
  • Jasmine White – Fashion Construction/Silver
  • Kylie O’Neil, Megan O’Neil, & Chase Tennison – Life Event Planning/Silver
Congratulations to each of these students, and thank you to Wando FCCLA adviser Ms. Bessie Allen-Holmes for her dedication and support for this student organization!

FCCLA LogoFamily, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education.
2014 MUSC Nursing Camp

Summer Nursing Career Camp Highlighted in MUSC Newspaper


Health Science majors from throughout Charleston County School District were highlighted in the Aug 29 edition of the MUSC Catalyst for their participation in this summer’s MUSC Nursing Career Camp.

2014 MUSC Nursing Camp

Students examine various medical instruments and nursing equipment, trying to guess the name and purpose of each piece as part of an exercise. Campers worked with nurse educators getting career advice and professional training. photo by Emily Upshur, MUSC Public Relations

Wando Student getting MUSC Nursing Camp Certificate

MUSC Hosts CCSD Health Science Students for Summer Nursing Career Camp

Congratulations to 14 CCSD Health Science majors on competing the MUSC Nursing Career Camp this summer!

All 14 students are preparing to start their senior years at Stall HS, Wando HS, West Ashley HS, and Garrett Academy.

Special thanks to the amazing professionals at MUSC for hosting them!

group shot of 2014 summer interns

Summer Internships Success

25 CCSD students from high schools throughout the district recently completed their summer internships with various school district departments.

Participating departments included Information Technology, Plant Operations, Fine Arts, Federal Programs, Communications, Accounting, Human Resources, Lowcountry Tech Academy, Contracts Procurement, and Nutrition Services.

At the “End of Internships Celebration” held June 30th at Lowcountry Tech Academy, students and their supervisors shared about their internship experiences.

Mr. Michael Bobby, Charleston County School District’s Chief Financial Officer spoke to the students on the value of what they’d accomplished during their summer internships and encouraged them to draw from their experiences as they make important decisions going forward.