Tag: High

Sep 04 2018

Flying High

By Mimi Wood, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Laura Togami Two years of pole vaulting; fourth in the nation in his age group. Not bad for Jonathan Togami, third-generation Sullivan’s Islander. Not bad at all, except Hannah, his little sister, can one-up him. She can’t quite beat his personal best of 14’ …

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Jun 06 2018

Ask The County Council District 2 Candidates

The June 12 primary elections have significance for the Lowcountry, as we will be looking to fill seats at the national, state and county levels in this year’s election cycle. The Island Eye News posed six questions to our two candidates for County Council, District 2, which covers Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, Mount Pleasant …

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May 02 2018

South Carolina High School Writing Finalists Announced

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Forty-one high school juniors and seniors from across the state have been named finalists in the fifth South Carolina High School Writing Contest. Isle of Palms resident, Chloe Koth, a junior at Charleston County School of the Arts is among the finalists. “We started in 2013 with 23 …

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Apr 25 2018

All Hail The Chief

By Mimi Wood for The Island Eye News Upon graduating from “the previous” Wando High School, “My mother pushed me to go to college,” recounts recently retired IOP Police Chief Thomas E. Buckhannon. “So, I completed one year, at which point I told her, ‘If you want to go to school, you go.’” That was …

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Apr 17 2018

Local Clemson Student Receives High Honors

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Isle of Palms resident, Angeleki Zecopoulos has accepted membership into The National Society of Collegiate Scholars after earning a perfect 4.0 grade average in the 2017 Fall semester.  She received a personal commendation from the university President, James P. Clements, who commended her hard work and dedication and …

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Apr 06 2018

Isle Of Palms Native Serves Aboard Warship

By Steve Watterworth for The Island Eye News An Isle of Palms, South Carolina, native and 2012 Wando High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Kearsarge. Ensign Caitlin Armstrong is a surface warfare officer aboard the amphibious transport dock operating out of Norfolk. Kearsarge, one of the Navy’s most advanced amphibious …

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Mar 30 2018

Kids March Out Of University School Of The Lowcountry

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Students at the University School of the Lowcountry joined other kids around Charleston and the world to walk out in honor of the 17 kids shot and killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School exactly one month prior. The effort was coordinated to protest gun violence. Kimberly Brown …

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Dec 13 2017

Wando’s Alexis Glover Named National Coach Of The Year

By David Crocket for The Island Eye News When it comes to volleyball in the state of South Carolina, Alexis Glover is a coaching legend. Wando’s head coach added to her legendary status this week when she was named the 2017 United States Marines Corps/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) National High School Coach of the …

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May 29 2017

Isle Of Palms Exchange Club Awards Scholarships

By Ruth Thornberg for Island Eye News On March 23, eleven outstanding, Lowcountry high school students were awarded over $15,000 in scholarships at the annual scholarship awards dinner at the Isle of Palms Exchange Club. Eleven soon-to-be graduates received Youth of the Month, Youth of the Year, Meeks/Sotille Scholarships and Accepting the Challenge of Excellence …

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Apr 04 2017

In It To Winnick

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Reporter Let’s be honest. Who among us doesn’t have an outstanding kid, at least in our own minds? “I’ve taught a lot of great students,” proclaims Phillip Caston, South Carolina’s 2012 High School Advisor of the Year, the year Charleston County was lucky enough to lure him to …

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