During the Anderson School District One Board meeting Tuesday, Anderson School Districts 1 and 2 Career and Technology Center Director Hollie Harrell was recognized for being named the 2022 the South Carolina Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Administrator of the Year. Harrell was recently presented the award South Carolina Association for Career and Technical Education at the S.C. Education and Business Summit.
Three ACTC students were also recognized for receiving awards as State Champions in the SC Skills USA competition held recently. Kenneth Bright, a Palmetto student in the Automotive Collision Program at ACTC was named State Champion in the Automotive Refinishing Technology Competition. Wren High student Alora Freeman was State Champion for Graphic Imaging Sublimation and Powdersville High student Maisie Cheek won the gold medal for Advertising Design Competition.
Three students at Powdersville Middle were also recognized for publishing a book titled “Don’t Dis My Ability”.
The Board approved second reading on Policy JLDBB-R Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention.
The Board approved first reading on Policy JICH Drug and Alcohol Use by Students.
The Board also held an executive session to address a student discipline appeal and approved personnel recommendations.