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School news: Clover High students paint classroom mural

AP Spanish students painted a wall in teacher Julie Pohar’s classroom at Clover High School.
AP Spanish students painted a wall in teacher Julie Pohar’s classroom at Clover High School. Clover High School

AP Spanish students paint classroom wall

This is the first year Clover High School has offered an AP Spanish class for students who have already completed and excelled in Spanish 1-4. Students painted a wall in teacher Julie Pohar’s classroom.

Students are Lindsey Applegate, Cassidy Caldwell, Aaron Coble, Gabriel D’Agostino, Emmett Fear, Jack Gordon, Meagan Green, Kelcey Hines, Christos Karamitros, Anna Keistler, Tyler Lightsey, Matthew Peterson, Brett Probert, Anna-Victoria Thiessen, Ann White and Sydney Kathryn Zazzaro.

Wofford College posts dean’s list

Wofford College announces dean’s list for spring 2015 semester.

Three local students are: Brandon Clark Berardo of Lake Wylie, and Victoria Marie Biggers and Bradley Scott Johnson, both of Clover.

To make the list, a student must be enrolled for at least 12 semester hours of graded courses and attain a semester grade point average of 3.6 or higher.

Wofford College students take on internships

More than 50 Wofford students and recent graduates are gaining valuable experiences this summer through internships.

The internships range from as close as Wofford College’s Admission Office to as far away as India, China and England, with assignments as diverse as scientific, robotics and medical research to banking, sales and marketing to volunteer services and conservation preservation. Local students engaged in internships are:

▪ Brandon Berardo is from Lake Wylie. Berardo, a member of the class of 2017, is majoring in Chinese. Internship with Manipal Group, Manipal, India. Parent: Catherine Berardo.

▪ Victoria Biggers is from Clover. Biggers, a member of the class of 2017, is majoring in economics. Dellfrio internship in sales and marketing. Parent: Gretchen McCarter.

Crowe part of Citadel class of 2015

Adam Crowe of Clover is a member of the The Citadel Class of 2015 recognized for excellence in leadership, service and academics.

The South Carolina Corps of Cadets celebrated the graduation of 430 seniors from 34 states on May 9. Of those cadets, 148 were commissioned as officers. Veteran students were also among the graduates. Top areas of study for the class included business administration, engineering, political science and criminal justice.

2 earn North Greenville degrees

North Greenville University graduated the following local students May 7:

▪ Laura Jean West of Lake Wylie with a master’s in business administration.

▪ Alyssa Brooke Taylor of Clover with a bachelor’s in biology.

Photo contest winners announced

The York Soil and Water Conservation District announces the winners of the Conservation Photography Contest for York County students.

Haley Park, a junior at Clover High School, won first place in the Water & Land category.

In Habitats & Wildlife category, second place went to Caleb Lowe, a Kinard Elementary third-grader.

Honorable mentions went to La’Loni Ruff, third-grader at Kinard Elementary, and Park.

First place winners each received a $25 cash prize and all award winners received a certificate.

2 make dean’s list at Newberry College

Dylan Morgan Fulmer and Jerry Jerome Sanders, both of Clover, made the dean’s list at Newberry College. Students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale during the semester.

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Farm Bureau offers scholarship

York County Farm Bureau is accepting applications for its annual annual scholarship program through June 30.

The $1,000 scholarship, awarding $500 per semester, is given each year to a student pursuing higher education in agriculture or a related field, after finishing a first semester at a four-year college or university.

The scholarship will be awarded to a York County resident based on character, demonstrated leadership and dedication to agriculture or a related field.

Applications are available at the York County Farm Bureau. Call 803-684-4235 for details.