Palmetto Boys State, a weeklong leadership development program sponsored by The American Legion
will be held at Anderson University June 10-16, 2018. The sponsorship fee is $300 per delegate. A special
thank you’ to Honda of South Carolina for donating a check during Earth Day. The funds will be used to
sponsor our proud scholars, Mr. Bryan McFadden and Mr. Bradley Taylor, this year as they participate in Palmetto Boys State.
College Decision Making Day was May 1, 2018. It is designed for seniors to commit to the college they are going to attend in the Fall. We are very proud of our seniors who have committed to college and we wish them well!
Thursday, April 25, 2018, I held my first annual ‘Breakfast and Learn’ with stakeholders! Learning and
partnering together is one area of focus as I work with stakeholders to improve our schools and our
community. Thank you to Mrs. Michele Pridgen and the Honda TEAM of Honda of South Carolina,
Mayor Jackson of Timmonsville, Mrs. Tilda Morisey (Director of Florence One and Four Adult ED),
Mrs. Cheryl Lewis (Regional Workforce Advisor of SC Department of Commerce), Mrs. Tracey
Campbell (STEM at Pee Dee Education Center), Clemson Extension 4H Leadership, Mr. Christopher
Williams (Girls University), Dr. Michele Heyward (Florence Four), and everyone who worked to make
my first annual ‘Breakfast and Learn” a success!
Celebrating with our Teacher of the Year, Mr. Troy Henegan, was outstanding! The Teacher of the Year Gala was held Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Convention Center in Columbia, S.C. The evening was filled with laughter and family bonding. We are very proud of Mr. Henegan and his contributions to our Florence Four Family, Community and Students! You are a ‘cut above’ and it shows! A hearty ‘THANK YOU’ to our District Sponsor, Mr. Christopher Williams (Girls University). Mr. Williams (pictured above in the navy blue blazer) sponsored our District Teacher of the Year as a District Sponsor. Stay tuned…Mr. Henegan will soon appear on a billboard…compliments of our district sponsor!
Florence County School District Four celebrated Earth Day with Honda of South Carolina at the Timmonsville Educational Center. The festivities included a student-led program that included a presentation from the JROTC and a performance from the Timmonsville High School Gospel Choir. There was also student earth day art competition and the festivities ended with the planting of Japanese Maple tree. Click here to read more on scnow.com
Ms. Kinokia Brown was inducted into the National Teacher Cadet Honor Society on March 10, 2018, at Columbia College. The NTCHS was founded in 2017 and Timmonsville High has been proudly represented in 2017 by Grace Thomas and in 2018 by Kinokia Brown. This organization has set rigorous requirements for membership and Kinokia has met the challenge. As part of her membership, Kinokia will be spear-heading a non-perishable food drive to begin on April 16, 2018. Please assist Kinokia as she proudly represents Timmonsville High and Florence 4 in this endeavor. Your participation in this collection will be most greatly appreciated. Please congratulate Kinokia on this most prestigious award.
Trustees of the Florence County School District Four recognized students, sheriff officers and board members at their monthly board meeting in March.
The students are Courtney Tolbert, Trenia Robinson, Shakayla Tolber, Nykerria Thompson, Mikyah Whiting, Kyrek Tolbert and Nysia Marsch. These students were recognized for their outstanding representation of Florence Four at the 2018 SC FCCLA State Competition. These students received several medals during the competition and 3 of the students will represent South Carolina at the National FCCLA meeting in Atlanta, GA. Kinokia Brown was recognized for being inducted into the National Teacher Cadet Honor Society on March 10, 2018 at Columbia College.
They also recognized Florence county sheriff officers that work to provide a safe and secure learning environment for our students. The officers recognized were Lt. Troy Enzor, Inv. Thomas McFadden, Inv. Tyrone Porter, Inv. Farrah Turner and Sgt. William Odom.
There were three board members recognized for representing Florence Four at "Two Days at the Capitol". The board members were Mrs. Lillie Joe, Ms. Brenda McKithen and Ms. Deidra Thomas.
Representatives from Honda spoke to the high school during Whirl Wind Wednesday (WWW). They went over tips for things to put on their resume to obtain an interview, how to dress for an interview, and what employers expect after you are hired.
FDTC's Rush Program invited SLED to speak with our dual enrollment students that are interested in STEM Careers. The students even had the opportunity to lift finger prints!