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Burdick Awarded Scholarship By NGU PDF Print E-mail
Written by NGU Press Release   
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 00:00

$14,000 Scholarship Awarded After Scholarship Competition


Tigerville, SC – Sloan Burdick, a senior at Powdersville High School, has been awarded the Trustee Scholarship by North Greenville University. She was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of her academic achievement, school, church, and community involvement.

She interviewed and competed for the Trustee Scholarship during Scholarship Interview Day at North Greenville University on February 12, 2015.

Harris Addresses 'Elite' NGU Grads PDF Print E-mail
Written by NGU Press Release   
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 00:00


Tigerville, SC – North Greenville University held its spring commencement ceremony in perfect weather in Melvin and Dollie Younts Football Stadium on Thursday, May 7.

Over 4,000 spectators watched approximately 300 undergraduates and graduates receive their diplomas. Interim Executive Director for the South Carolina Baptist Convention Dr. Richard Harris was the keynote speaker.

“You graduates are a very elite group. This is a big deal,” said Harris. “You are graduating from North Greenville University, one of the finest Christian universities in America.”

“In the world’s population, only 6.7% have a university degree of any kind. In America, only 19% have bachelor’s degrees, 8% have master’s degrees, and only 2% have doctorate degrees,” said Harris.

Harris referenced Hebrews 12, which commands us to strip off everything that hinders us from fixing our eyes upon Jesus.

BJU Holds 88th Commencement PDF Print E-mail
Written by BJU Press Release   
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 00:00


More than 700 students were awarded degrees at the 88th annual commencement of Bob

Jones University Fri., May 8.

The two-hour program was held in the Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium.

During the ceremony, BJU conferred 531 bachelor’s degrees, 129 master’s degrees and 50 associate degrees.

Top Ten Finalists for 2015-16 GCS Teacher of the Year PDF Print E-mail
Written by Susan Clarke   
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 00:00

Ten finalists have been selected in the 2015-16 Greenville County Schools Teacher of the Year program. They are, in alphabetical order:


• Alice Bradley, Seventh Grade Language Arts, Ralph Chandler Middle School

• Amy Burnett, Mathematics, Berea High School

• Kristin Danko, Fourth Grade, Bell’s Crossing Elementary School

• Shiree Turner Fowler, Kindergarten, Hollis Elementary Academy

• Tracy Gay, Fifth Grade, Crestview Elementary School

• Stacy Hall, Sixth Grade School Counseling, Riverside Middle School

• Anne Matthews, String Orchestra, Greenville Middle Academy

• Shelley Peak, Third Grade, Robert E. Cashion Elementary School

• David Quigley, Math and Science, Woodmont High School

• Heather Steading, Fifth Grade, Fork Shoals School

Pannell Named NGU Interim President PDF Print E-mail
Written by Press Release   
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00

Pannell_PrintTigerville, SC – North Greenville University Board of Trustees voted today to name Dr. Randall Pannell as interim president of the school effective immediately.

The decision is in response to NGU President Dr. Jimmy Epting’s announcement of his sabbatical and retirement effective June 1, 2015.

Pannell came to the institution in 2011 when he was hired as vice president for academics.

"We want to continue offering quality education as well as protect the culture here during this interim period,” said Bill Tyler, member of the interim leadership search committee. “We feel we can accomplish this with Dr. Pannell.”

Hillcrest 2014 AAAA State Champions PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 00:00


In December 2014, the Hillcrest High School Rams defeated Dutch Fork 47-17 to win the South Carolina AAAA Division I State Championship.  Hillcrest, which had won only two playoff games in their previous 56 seasons, went 14-1 in 2014 to win the school’s first ever football state title. Councilman Butch Kirven, representing Greenville County Council, presented Coach Greg Porter and the team with a Proclamation honoring the team for their historic accomplishment.

Hershey Briefed Delegation on Live Free Abstinence Education PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 00:00


Julie Hershey, Founder and Executive Director of Live Free Abstinence Education, addressed the Greenville County Legislative Delegation, Monday, January 12 in Greenville.

Live Free’s Mission is to equip youth to live free from the damaging consequences of sexual activity outside marriage and to make choices consistent with their values.

Live Free utilizes trained abstinence educators to present an evidence based and medically accurate abstinence curricula to both boys and girls.

During 2014 Live Free served 2,935 students with direct abstinence education services using Choosing the Best curriculum. The non-profit organization served 77 parents with information workshops regarding Choosing the Best.


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