School Recognition

PTC STUDENTS AWARDED THE W.A. KLAUBER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the W. A. Klauber Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Tom Klauber, donor; Allison Lake, a radiologic technology student from Saluda; Christina Dominick, a radiologic technology student from Greenwood; and Bill Klauber, donor. Awarded annually to radiologic technology majors with at least one semester in clinical, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.

PTC PROVIDES SUMMER GUIDANCE INSTITUTE TO AREA COUNSELORS - Piedmont Technical College (PTC) recently hosted the third annual Summer Guidance Institute, a week-long program designed to connect school counselors in PTC’s region with the college’s academic programs, local employers, and with economic developers to develop a better understanding of how education and workforce development fit together in our region. Pictured are, front from left, Renae Frazier, PTC dean of admissions; Toni Jenkins, Newberry County; Chrys Hill, Laurens County District 55; Monique Sprowl, Greenwood County District 50; Valerie Yarbough-Jones, McCormick County; April Cary, Newberry County; and Jennifer Holliday, Newberry County. Second, Jalissa Adger, PTC admissions counselor; Erica Coats, Laurens County District 56; Alicia Butler-Williams, McCormick County; Gwen McAllister, Newberry County; Karen Abell, Laurens County District 55; Yolanda Moore, Saluda County; and Tongela Lagroon, Greenwood County District 50. Back, Darlene Saxon, PTC admissions counselor; Dionne Mills, Abbeville County; Clorissa Orrick, PTC admissions counselor; Dr. Brenda Edwards, PTC assistant director of admissions; Sandy Scott, Abbeville County; Sherry Moore, McCormick County; Yoneko Allen, Laurens County; Tammy Scurry, Saluda County; Natasha Witcher, Abbeville County; and Russell Satterfield, SC Virtual School. Not pictured: Sharon Smith, Greenwood County District 52; and Susan Williams, Wardlaw Academy.

SHS Basketball Coach Announced

  Saluda High School is pleased to announce that Andre Lytes will serve as the Tiger’s Head Boys’ Basketball Coach.
  Coach Lytes began his coaching career at Laurens District 55 High School and spent his first seven years as a head JV girls’ basketball and varsity girls’ assistant before becoming the varsity boys’ basketball assistant the past four seasons.    In addition, Coach Lytes served as the interim head varsity boys’ basketball coach at the end of the 2016-2017 season. Coach Lytes has also coached middle school football and varsity track and field.
  Coach Lytes attended Newberry College on a basketball scholarship and graduated in 1997 with a degree in Sports Management.  While at Newberry he was a three year starter, captain on the basketball team, and scored over 1000 points in his playing career.