115 from Clover High School inducted into National Honor Society

November 30, 2013 

Christian school open house Wednesday

Westminster Catawba Christian School Open House will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Open house for grades K3 to fifth begins at 9 a.m. at Westminster Campus, 1310 India Hook Road.

Open house for grades sixth-12th begins at 1 p.m. at Catawba Campus, 2650 India Hook Road.

Westminster Catawba Christian School offers a Christ-centered community of learning.

Call 803-328-5456 for more information.

115 inducted into National Honor Society

Clover High School’s Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 115 new members Nov. 21 at the Clover School District Auditorium.

These students were recognized for their excellence in scholarship, leadership, service and character as well as for having a minimum 4.0 GPA on a 5.0 uniform grading scale.

CHS Principal Dr. Mark Hopkins presented opening remarks and presented the certificates with teacher and sponsor Yvonne McElwee.

CHS part of ProStart culinary program

Clover High School’s Culinary Arts Program is now a ProStart Gold Program.

At a workshop at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte the weekend of Nov. 23, Chef Instructor Bou Baker received a ProStart flag to display in his classroom. Clover was the top school in the Carolinas to have ProStart students earn their certificates of achievement.

ProStart is a program for high school students that gives students the opportunity to learn about the art of cooking and managing restaurants by training with professional chefs and getting valuable classroom instruction.

Students can earn certificates after successfully meeting all of the requirements. They take classes for the first two years and pass national exams. They also must work in a restaurant or food service job and clock in 400 hours, 200 of which can be from working with in-school catering.

Clover had six students earn their certificates of achievement, two more students than any other Carolina school. Five of the students graduated from CHS last year: Dain Christensen, Kenny Dethleuxay, Dalton Faulkenberry, Kenyon Jeffrey and Julia Riddle. The sixth student to receive the award is Quynh Pham, a senior at CHS.

Spirit Rock art contest deadline Friday

The fifth annual Spirit Rock Contest, sponsored by the Carolina Panthers and Allen Tate Co., invites North Carolina and South Carolina schools to show their Panthers pride and artistic talents at the same time.

To enter, schools should create a Panthers-themed design on their school rock and submit photos by Friday, Dec. 6. The contest is open to all public and private elementary, middle and high schools in North and South Carolina.

Ten winning schools, selected by a community panel of judges, will receive grants to support school art projects, ranging from $400 to $1,000 for the top rock.

Top finishers will also be featured on a slide show on www. panthers.com and in an upcoming issue of the Panthers fan magazine, Roar.

School art teachers or administrators should submit two photos of their school rock featuring a Panthers design. Photos should be a minimum file size of 1 MB per image and should be emailed to Brad.Wornick@Panthers.NFL.com by Friday.

For details, call 704-358-7807.

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