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by | August 23, 2016 9:00 am

Last Updated: August 21, 2016 at 11:17 am

We are proud of these Colleton County residents for their accomplishments!

NEW JOBS. From left are Palmetto Training School graduates Cornelius Reid, who will be working at TICO in Ridgeland, and Anthony Williams, Bryson Walsh and Chris North, who will all be working at MonteFerro in Orangeburg. Third from left is welding instructor Allen Crosby.

NEW JOBS. From left are Palmetto Training School graduates Cornelius Reid, who will be working at TICO in Ridgeland, and Anthony Williams, Bryson Walsh and Chris North, who will all be working at MonteFerro in Orangeburg. Third from left is welding instructor Allen Crosby.

MACHINISTS. On Aug. 11, Travis Thompson and Gerald Greene completed the 16-week CNC machining program at Palmetto Training.

MACHINISTS. On Aug. 11, Travis Thompson and Gerald Greene completed the 16-week CNC machining program at Palmetto Training.

Ford completes basic training

about people.troy fordAir Force Airman First Class Troy E. Ford graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Tx.

The eight-week course includes training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete the training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Ford is the son of Cynthia D. Ford; brother of Patrice Ford and Tevin D. Ford; grandson of Florrie Ford; and nephew of Pattie Ann Ford, all of Walterboro.

A 2010 graduate of Colleton County High School, he received his bachelor’s degree in 2016 from the University of S.C. Aiken.

Crosby named to chancellor’s list

Christina Crosby of Green Pond has been named to the chancellor’s list for the spring semester at the University of S.C. Upstate.

The list requires a 4.0 with at least 12 course hours.

Alfaro graduates from USC Upstate

Kelsey Alfaro of Cottageville graduated from the University of S.C. Upstate during spring commencement.

On dean’s list at USC Upstate

The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at USC Upstate: Kelsey Alvaro of Cottageville; Quincy Barrett and Canelia McCray, both of Walterboro; Starcree Mixon of Yemassee; and Floyd Mulligan of Green Pond.

The list requires a 3.25 or higher with at least 12 hours for freshmen and a 3.5 for upperclassmen.

On honors list at OC Tech

The following students have been named to the honors lists at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College for the summer term:

President’s list (part-time): Joyce Searson-Kinard of Lodge, Antionette Fryar of Ruffin, Pressley George and Kai Owens of Smoaks; and Alexandra Avant and Shantanique Givens-Franklin of Walterboro.

Dean’s list (full-time): Enrique Mundo of Ehrhardt and Terry Hampleton of Walterboro.

Dean’s list (part-time): Kimberly Chamblin of Ruffin, Amanda Stephens of Smoaks and Charity Brunson of Walterboro.

Gregorich named to dean’s list

Haley A. Gregorich of Round O has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y.

She is a graduate of Colleton County High School.

To be named to the dean’s list, students must complete at least four courses with an academic average of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale.

Clegg graduates Coastal Carolina

Lennoye Clegg of Walterboro graduated with a B.S. degree in business administration on Aug. 5 at Coastal Carolina University in Conway. He was one of 360 candidates for graduation.

Burttram named Alpha Leader

Olivia Burttram of Walterboro served as an Alpha Leader for Newberry College this summer. Alpha Leaders accompany incoming students throughout orientation to ensure students feel comfortable on campus and receive answers to all their questions. Burttram is a student at Newberry.

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