School notes, March 20: Clover High Indoor Drum Line & Percussion nabs 1st place

March 20, 2014 

CHS drum line wins regional championship

The Clover High School Indoor Drum Line & Percussion took first place at the March 1 WGI Spartanburg Regional Championships.

This is their second first-place finish in two weeks after having been crowned champions at the Carolina Indoor Performance Association Show the week before. They also competed March 14-15 in Virginia.

The group is directed by Danny Lenard.

Members are Madeline Bailes, Ashley Flora, Amanda Robinson, Stacie Rockholt, Courtney Skalandi, Thomas Key, Shannon Copeland, Gavin Connors, Cameron McCarter, Montana Tallman, Tyler Eller, Alec Popichak, Ashley Parsons, Katie Hartsoe, Nathan Bailes, Cody Copeland, Max Dissington, Cody Chambers, Corbin Moss, Austin Burrell, Carl Long, Tyler Copeland, Cameron Scott, Jenny Flora, Jackson Taylor, Brianna Sain, Hunter Robinson, Chris Owen, Danny Carillo, Nathan Moss, Ross Lenard, Zach Wall, Brandon Eish, Eliyah Vue, Drew Sullivan, Garrett Martin, Cameron Ware and Nadina Slusser.

CHS FFA members win at competition

Nine members of the Clover High School Future Farmers of America competed the weekend of March 1 in the FFA Career Development Events.

The Dairy Evaluation Team members Logan Cogdill, Sarah Stiles, Madison Lovelace and Amarillo Nivens brought home a first-place finish and will be awarded with a trip to the National FFA Convention in the fall.

The event consisted of a written test, judging four classes of heifers and cows with explanations to the judges, and completing a team event that included giving an oral presentation to a judge.

The Milk Quality and Products team of Amber Skinnell, Mackanziee Efird, Hannah Rhyne and Emily Sells placed fifth out of 15. They had to determine types of cheeses and milks.

Tripp Bolin placed second overall in the Dairy Handlers competition, where he had to show a dairy cow, which entails properly positioning his feet and controlling the animal.

CHS to present ‘Incognito’

The Clover High School Drama Club is presenting “Incognito” by N. Richard Nusbaum at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, and Saturday, March 22, at the Clover School District Auditorium.

Tickets are $5 at the door. Spectators can get $1 off the cost of admission to Saturday’s show if they show proof of voting in the Clover school district bond referendum.

In the show, the American pleasure steamer S. S. Imperial is in South American waters. Onboard is a German espionage agent in search of a British spy. Before he can divulge the British spy’s identity to a German U-Boat near the steamer, he is murdered. The killer’s identity is revealed at the end of the show.

Clover boosters plan pine needle sale

The Clover High School Athletic Booster Club will host its annual pine needle sale Thursday, March 27, to Saturday, March 29. Long-leaf pine needles are $4.50 per bale.

Hours of the sale are from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free delivery will be provided with the purchase of 25 bales or more; otherwise, bales may be picked up at the Clover Memorial Stadium, home side, or at Golf Masters Training and Teaching Facility in Lake Wylie.

Preorders and payments should be made by March 22. Checks should be payable to CABC and mailed to P.O. Box 915, Clover SC 29715. For more information, call 803-222-1041.

Prescription drug abuse seminar planned

York County “No Wrong Door” will present a Raising Awareness for Parents seminar on prescription drug abuse on Thursday, March 27, at the York school district office.

The presentation, which has been offered at all four York County school districts this month, will be from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.

It will feature a short documentary, as well as a question-and-answer session with a panel of experts from the medical, law enforcement and treatment professions.

York Intermediate names Cool Cougars

York Intermediate School has announced Cool Cougars for March from team 6-2. They are Jhadarria Neal and Mardarius Parker.

GOTR forming teen advisory board

Girls on the Run program seeks teens to participate.

An inaugural Teen Advisory Board for the Tri County Chapter of Girls on the Run is forming with principals and guidance counselors in the GOTR Tri County chapter asked to nominate one person by March 31.

For more information, call 803-493-6040.

York Tech holding FAFSA Fridays

York Tech is hosting FAFSA Fridays to help students navigate their way through the financial aid process through the end of the month.

Reducing the length and complexity of the FAFSA can help more students get the aid they need to attend and complete college.

The college is located at 452 S. Anderson Road. For more information, call 803-981-8032.

Eagle Closet has clearance sale

The Clover school district Eagle Closet will have a clearance sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Fridays through March 28. The Eagle Closet is on Knox Street, next to the Blue Eagle Academy.

All clothing is 10 cents. Books, DVDs, CDs, VHS and cassette tapes are 5 cents each; coats, handbags, adult shoes, book bags and toys are 25 cents each. Everything else in the store is half off the sticker price.

Scholarship offered

Clover native Lelia Jackson will award the second annual LANDIS Scholarship to a deserving Clover High School senior.

Jackson, a 1983 graduate of CHS, named the scholarship after her father, Landis Jackson, who worked in the Clover school district for many years.

Students applying for the Lifting And Navigating Determined Inspired Students Scholarship must demonstrate volunteer community service, exhibit leadership skills, have a financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Students should see the Clover High School guidance department for additional details. Applications are due to the CHS guidance department by April 9.

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