The Future of Education Technology Conference brings together nationally recognized education leaders and technology experts to exchange techniques and strategies for teaching and learning success. Known worldwide for its outstanding program, FETC provides educators and administrators the opportunity to explore the integration of technology across the curriculum — from kindergarten to college — through hands-on exposure to the latest hardware, software and successful strategies.
Congratulations to Scotland County Schools' own Executive Director of Instructional Technology, Kevin Combs, who was selected as one of the presenters at this year's conference in January. Using our district as an example, Mr. Combs was able to share with conference attendees the innovative and creative ways that our staff and students are effectively using technology in our classrooms and schools.
Scotland High School hosted its annual fall banquet Thursday, January 21, where coaches from each fall sport honored their student-athletes with end-of-season awards.
The proceedings opened with athletic director and football coach Richard Bailey thanking the student-athletes, parents and coaches for their hard work and dedication they displayed during the year.Awards given during the program were as follows:
Girls Golf: Brooke Bathie, MVP - Emily McClellan, Most Improved - Caroline Bounds, Coach’s Award
Girls Tennis: Camryn Ellis and Anna Griswold, Co-MVPs - Cheyanne Strong, Most Improved - Liza McIntyre, Coach’s Award
Cross Country: Jaylaan Poe and Mylasia Pratt, Runners of the Year - Drew Guinn, Coach’s Award - Bradley Pate, Most Improved
Volleyball: Emma Gray Beacham, MVP - Nahir Pegues, Most Improved - Kandon Luquer, Coach’s Award
Soccer: McKenzie White, MVP - Jeb Britt, Best Defensive Player - Travis Jackson, Coach’s Award - John Williams, Most Improved
Football: Zamir White, Offensive MVP - Jonathan Smith, Defensive MVP - Dashaun Ferguson, Best Back - Randy Leak, Best Wide Receiver - Timon McMillan, Best Offensive Lineman - Mazani Stubbs, Best Defensive Lineman - Wells Graham, Best Linebacker - Trevon Gibson, Best Defensive Back - Jacob Young, Specialist Award - Bryce Patterson, Most Improved - Bryan Baines, Most Dedicated - Jalen Poole, Coach’s Award.
Also recognized during the program was varsity football coach, Richard Bailey, as the SEC Coach of the Year.
Click here to read more about the event in the Laurinburg Exchange - 'Scots honor athletes at fall banquet'
Congratulations to Harrison Hartwell, Scotland High School senior, on being awarded the Dormagen/McLean Community Youth Service Award during the Laurinburg/Scotland County Area Chamber of Commerce's annual banquet and awards program. Harrison is a regular volunteer with the Optimist Club and Special Olympics. As a member of the Scotland High School Key Club and the Laurinburg Presbyterian Church youth, Harrison's volunteerism has also extended to the homeless and those suffering from Alzheimer's.
Additionally, Scotland County Schools' students were featured throughout the program. The SHS JROTC Color Guard presented the colors and SHS senior, Nyjel Graham, entertained the crowd with his saxophone. Also, Superintendent Ron Hargrave was recognized for his service as a Chamber Board member.