Students make Winthrop honors lists
Several local students earned spots on Winthrop University's 2008 Fall President's List and Dean's List.
Patrick Lee Beasley, Alisha Hope Bowen, Julia Marie Brown and Mary Elizabeth Faulkner, all of Clover along with Meaghan Kathlena Champion, Jessica Leigh Harvey, Kimberly Devin McNeely, Tracy Diane Morton and Jenny Lynn Wallace, all of York earned spots on the President's List.
Chrstopher Michael Beasley, Benjamin Michael Bolin, Karen Diane Cox, Renee Elizabeth Gary, Jessica Anne Gibby, Stacie Brown Harris, Ryan Colton Jakab, Crystal Lake, Jennifer Leigh Little, WIlliam Christopher Little, Season Miranda Loflin, Lacey Brittany Long, Ashley Mae Sander and Robert Anthony Schroeder, all of Clover; Amber Lara Bailey, Robin Lee Deyton, Kristin Janette Hawkins, Kevin Michael Mays, Kathryn Elizabeth Palm and Toni Wooldridge all of Lake Wylie; Hannah Rebecca Canipe and Megan Elizabeth Jones of McConnells; Stacy Michele Carland of Sharon; and Sara Katherine Allison, Jerry Steven Bowers, Derek Andrew Cook, Melanie Dawn Phillips Ellis, Arianne Elizabeth Fitzke, Amanda Leigh Graves, Chad Edward Jackson, Jessica Michelle Kelly, Staci Lynn Mahal, Gianna Salvatoriello, Sydney Laura Smith, Danielle Marie Stocker, Vy Thuy Tran and Jessica Lauren Whitesides all of York all earned a spot on the university's Fall 2008 Dean's List.
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Buy bracelet to help local family
Several locations, including schools in the Clover School District, Bank of York in Lake Wylie and the Peach Tree in Filbert, are selling pink bracelets for $5 each to benefit 1-year-old Mackenzie DeCuir as she undergoes treatment for stage four neuroblastoma, a cancer of the sympathetic nervous system.
DeCuir is the daughter of Mike and Julie, a teacher at Griggs Road Elementary School, of York.
Bracelets also may be ordered by e-mailing Lee Killian email@example.com.
For more information or to leave the family a message, visit www.caringbridge.org/visit/mackenziedecuir.
YORK -- The Harold C. Johnson Middle School Cool Cougars for the week March 23-27 are:
7-1: Brianna Reinhardt, Will Culp and David Brown
7-2: Lena Henderson, Kaylee Raines and Kristy Green
7-3: Thomas Broom, Tracie Coyne and Skylar Sims
Yard sale Saturday
HICKORY GROVE -- The Hickory Grove/Sharon Elementary School Relay for Life team is sponsoring "Hickory Grove's Largest Yard Sale" 8 a.m., Saturday, April 4 at the Hickory Grove Ball Field/Park. Anyone interested in having a yard sale is welcome to join. A $10 fee (which will be given to the American Cancer Society) will reserve a space at the sale. Sellers need to bring their own tables, racks and anything else needed to sell items, all proceeds from sales remain with the sellers.
Please no food or drink sales because the Hickory Grove Fire Department will be having a Hash and Barbeque sale that day too. They will also be selling sausage biscuits, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, etc. There will also be a Tractor Show.
For more information, call 684-7135 or 925-2116.
YORK -- Hunter Street Elementary School will hold its second annual Spring Carnival, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday, April 4, featuring games for all ages, bounce houses, food, a raffle and silent auction. Raffle tickets will sell for $1 with a shot at the grand prize, a $300 Wal-Mart gift card. The event will run rain or shine. For more information, call 684-2869.