Shooters Garner Accolades

Congratulations to senior shooter Cassidy Crowder for winning a $1000 scholarship from the Hampton Wildlife fund at the April 29th shoot in Camden. Juniors Carmen McGee and Jack Kerber were named to the South Carolina Youth Shooting Federation’s All-State team.

Kerber Named 4H-er of the Year

Julia Kerber was recently named Jr. 4H-er of the Year for Laurens County. This award is given once a year to a 4-her between the ages of 11 to 14 years old. 4-h county leaders choose the winner based on their involvement in the community, volunteer service and leadership activities, as well as the 4H […]

Economic Expertise

LA Alumni, Hannah Burrows Mabry (Class of 2005), recently visited third and sixth grade classes as part of the Wells Fargo Education Program. Mrs. Mabry spoke to students about the difference between “wants and needs” and the importance of saving money.   Mrs. Mabry serves as a Personal Banker at the Clinton Wells Fargo branch.

5th Graders Complete D.A.R.E. Program

LA fifth graders recently completed the D.A.R.E. Program conducted by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Department. Founded in 1983, D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is an education program that gives students the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence. So successful, D.A.R.E. is taught in approximately 75% schools nationwide, and in 43 […]

LA Dancers Shine at Local Competition

Encore DCS recently held a regional dance competition at Furman University. There were nineteen dance companies from SC, NC, Georgia and Tennessee showing off their talents. The competition began on Friday, March 18 and ended on Sunday, March 20. Most dancers participated with a dance team but some did have their own solos, duets or […]