Category: Charleston Collegiate School

Apr 16 2015

Charleston Collegiate School Student Shines Behind A Lens

By Joyce Hudson for The Island Connection Photos by Pinita Tovar Charleston Collegiate School’s senior Pinita Tovar is the winner of the year-long portrait and photojournalism competition for upper school students at CCS. Her topic was the different generations of her family, and her submitted work won praise from her community mentor Gretchen Gross, a …

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Feb 05 2015

Charleston Collegiate Students Compete In Photography And Public Speaking

By Joyce Hudson for The Island Connection Photos by John Sanders Over the previous year students at Charleston Collegiate have been participating in Combined Upper School Public Speaking Competition/Photography Competitions. These competitions are designed to bring enrichment programs to students, to use their classroom instruction to produce their own best work, to give students an …

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Jun 05 2014

Investment In A Lifetime

  By Michael Sosnowski for The Island Connection On the morning of May 17, Johns Island’s Andre Coaxum walked across the stage under the oaks at Charleston Collegiate School to receive his diploma after seven outstanding years as a natural student leader at the school. Next fall, Andre will be the first in his family …

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Jan 01 2014

A Look Back Before We Leap Forward: A Photographic Review Of 2013

Celebrate the dawn of 2014 with a celebration of 2013, as seen through the lens of The Island Connection photographer Ralph Secoy. Here are some of his favorite images from the events he covered on the Sea Islands and surrounding communities over the past 12 months.

Dec 02 2013

St John’s And Charleston Collegiate Seniors Honored By Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club

Four students from St. John’s High School and Charleston Collegiate were honored as Kiawah-Seabrook Exchange Club’s “Youth of the Month” for September and October of the 2013-2014 school year. George Conbeer, Director of Youth & Education, recognized each student for his/her scholastic achievement, good citizenship and well-rounded personalities. These seniors were presented with $100 awards …

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Oct 03 2013

Letter To The Editor: First Class Education

Dear Editor, I am a Kiawah Island resident and the chairperson of Haut Gap Advanced Studies and Middle School Improvement Council. I am aware of the anonymous donor who gave “more than a dozen students” scholarships to Charleston Collegiate School. In your article reporting this donation, you stated that “the funds will help increase the accessibility …

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Jul 25 2013

Young Entrepreneur is Right On Target

By Kristin Hackler It was another rain drenched day in Charleston when the winners of the Mark Motley/YESCarolina State Business Plan competition were announced. That fact didn’t bother the anxious competitors inside, however, as much as it was bothering Kiawah Island resident Kim Knox, mother of state finalist Evan Knox. “We were racing to get …

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Jun 28 2013

Local Pizzeria to Support the Charleston Collegiate Scholarship Program

By Olivia French Charleston Collegiate School is pleased to announce that a new restaurant, Luciano’s Pizzeria located at Bohicket Marina on John’s Island, has pledged to donate 10 percent of its profits to the school’s Scholarship Program through the John’s Island Academic Scholarship Fund. The fund provides scholarships for local students with strong academic performance …

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Jun 28 2013

Home Away from Home

Join Green Planet Homestay and Charleston Collegiate School in increasing global awareness by hosting an international student. Green Planet is an educational service company that specializes in bringing on-the-ground support to international student programs at U.S. high schools across the country. Other than the mutual benefits of forming a lasting friendship with an international student, …

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Jun 27 2013

Knox Heads to NYC

Last Wednesday evening at the College of Charleston School of Business the top young entrepreneurs in South Carolina were competing in the finals of YEScarolina’s Business Plan Competition. YEScarolina, Youth Entrepreneurship South Carolina, is a program partner of the national organization Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). The event featured 15 budding entrepreneurs seeking to advance …

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