Lake Wylie’s Muscatell graduates Clemson

December 31, 2012 

Michael Joseph Muscatell of Lake Wylie recently graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Michael is a member of the Clemson Men’s Golf Team and a four-time ACC Athletic Honor Roll Scholar.

Help choose Employee of Month

The Clover School District’s Teacher Forum, a group made up of each school’s teacher of the year, seeks community input as it expands the district’s Employee of the Month recognition program. sponsored by Family Trust Federal Credit Union.

The program, which runs through May, is a way for school employees to be shown appreciation and gratitude from coworkers, parents, students, and the community. For several years, the program has been operated through paper ballots in each school. Beginning this month, anyone may nominate an employee for the recognition on each school’s website.

To nominate a school-based employee in the district, visit the employee’s school website and click the “Vote now for Employee of the Month” button on the homepage.

Each school’s recipient is presented with a $25 Visa gift card from Family Trust and his or her picture is displayed in the school’s lobby.

Applications accepted for scholarship

Clover native Lelia Jackson will award the first LANDIS Scholarship to a Clover High School senior.

Jackson, a 1983 graduate of CHS, named the scholarship after her father Landis Jackson, who worked in Clover School District for several years.

Students applying for the LANDIS (Lifting And Navigating Determined Inspired Students) Scholarship must demonstrate a financial need, a 3.0-grade point average and community service.

Students can see a Clover High School guidance department for more information or email Laajacks@aol.com. Applications are by April 1.

Culinary school contests under way

CHARLOTTE Culinary arts students can compete to earn a tuition scholarship to one of The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes, including the Charlotte campus. The Art Institutes Best Teen Chef Competition is for high school seniors. The Art Institutes Culinary Scholarship Competition is for high school graduates.

The first-place winner in the high school senior competition at each participating Art Institutes school will earn a $4,000 tuition scholarship. The second-place winner in the high school senior competition at each participating Art Institutes school will earn a $1,000 scholarship. The first-place winner in the high school graduate competition at each participating Art Institutes school will earn a $1,500 scholarship.

The deadline for entry is Jan. 24. Selected finalists will participate in a cook-off competition at each participating Art Institutes school on March 2, judged by professional chefs and culinary faculty. Entrants selected to participate in the cook-off competition receive recipes in advance and have an opportunity to participate in a pre-competition coaching session. Entering the competition is easy – entrants must submit an entry/release form, a favorite recipe and an essay, as well as transcripts.

For information, visit aicompetitions.com/culinary2013/.

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