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Northwest Middle Social Studies Teacher Named GCS Teacher of the Year PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:00


GREENVILLE, SC  – Greenville County Schools Superintendent W. Burke Royster announced the selection of Anne Kelsey-Zibert, a social studies teacher at Northwest Middle School, the 2013-14 Greenville County Teacher of the Year. Three runners-up were also named.

While studying history at Princeton University, it became clear to Northwest Middle School history teacher Anne Kelsey-Zibert that the best way to combine her love of history and government with her gift of helping others learn was to become a classroom teacher.  “The more I understood what it meant to be a teacher and help students grow as individuals, the more I knew I wanted to dedicate my life to teaching,” said Mrs. Zibert.

Bob Jones Academy Held Their 86th Graduation Ceremony PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 15 May 2013 00:00


Bob Jones Academy recently held their 86th graduation ceremony in Rodeheaver Auditorium on the Bob Jones University campus. The class, composed of 50 young ladies and 44 young men, heard a brief challenge from Dr. Dan Nelson, BJA administrator.

In addition to short speeches by valedictorian, Daniel Leung of Simpsonville, and salutatorian, Sarah Kuzmic of Greenville, several other students gave testimony of how God worked through their lives during their time at BJA.

Top Ten Finalists for 2013-14 GCS Teacher of the Year PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 April 2013 00:00

Ten finalists have been selected in the 2013-14 Greenville County Schools Teacher of the Year program.

They are, in alphabetical order:  Angie Cooley, music teacher at Mitchell Road Elementary; Anne Kelsey-Zibert, seventh grade social studies teacher at Northwest Middle; Adam Massey, business teacher at Greer High; Libba Mattison, science teacher at J. L. Mann High Academy; Clint Nalley, seventh grade science teacher at Bryson Middle; Alyson Nelson, anatomy and biology teacher at Mauldin High; Kim Phillips, special education teacher at Bethel Elementary; Tom Rogers, science and math teacher at Southside High Academy; Mandy Waters, first grade teacher at Westcliffe Elementary; and Jan Woodward, dance teacher at The Fine Arts Center.

BJU Hosts Gold Rush Daze PDF Print E-mail
Written by Lee B. Miller   
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 00:00


On March12, the Bob Jones University student body came together for a day of friendly competition, fun and fireworks during “Gold Rush Daze.”

The Gold Rush Daze competition happens just once every four years. BJU senior Victoria Sparkman said this time frame helps the student body look forward to it. “I think of it like the Bob Jones Olympics,” Sparkman said.

The BJU student body was divided into two teams, Green Thunder and Red Lightning, with faculty being able to join either team. While the competition games kicked off in the afternoon, the day was started with faculty members serving breakfast in bed to students in the residence halls.

Jeff Farrington Named NGU Head Football Coach PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 13 February 2013 00:00


Jeff Farrington, who played football at Greer High School and lettered twice as a defensive back at the Citadel before graduating in 1982, has been named football coach at North Greenville University.

NGU President, Dr. James B. Epting, introduced the new coach and his wife Traci to the staff faculty and public Thursday, February 7, in the President’s Conference Room.

Bob Jones University Announces Randy Page as Manager, Public Relations PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 06 February 2013 00:00

Randy-Page---BJU-MediaBob Jones University announces the appointment of Randy Page as Manager, Public Relations, effective today, Jan. 30, 2013.

A 1990 BJU graduate, Randy comes to the University from South Carolinians for Responsible Government, a grassroots lobbying organization that works to give parents tuition tax credits for children in grades K-12, where he served as President for the last eight years. Randy has also served as Legislative Affairs Director for former Lieutenant Governor Bob Peeler, Chief of Staff for former Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer and as the Director of Public Events for former governor David Beasley.

Sen. Katrina Shealy Addresses Republican Women PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Dill, Publisher   
Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:00

Conservative Business Woman Defeated Controversial Sen. “Jake” Knotts as Petition Candidate

Dec-GCRWC-WomanNewly elected Sen. Katrina Shealy, who defeated veteran Sen. “Jake” Knotts to represent District 23 in Lexington County, was the December guest speaker for the Greenville County Republican Women's Club Luncheon at the Poinsett Club.


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