Career, technical students recognized

  • Friday, May 23, 2014

From left, Chase Funderburk, Bradacia McCray, Samantha Chapman, Nicole Meyers, and Raphael Reyes. Kareena Patel was unavailable for the presentation.

The South Strand Optimist Club held its’ first annual “Recognition of Career/Technical Students” Program at its monthly meeting on Thursday, May 15 at Applewood House of Pancakes.

This program honored students who have decided to pursue a career in a vocational field of study. These students were recognized for their high degree of ability, talent, and effort in their chosen career field.

Those honored included: Samantha Chapman, health science, St. James High School; Chase Douglas Funderburk, art of welding, Georgetown High School; Nicole Meyers, sports medicine, St. James High School; Kareena Patel, fashion technology, Waccamaw High School; Raphael Ofando Reyes, integrated business application, Waccamaw High School; Bradacia Shamere McCray, clinical and theoretical practices of cosmetology, Georgetown High School. This program was sponsored by Bank of America.

The South Strand Optimist Club serves the town of Surfside Beach, the communities of Burgess, St. James, Garden City Beach, Murrells Inlet, the Waccamaw Neck, and the city of Georgetown.

For more information, and to reserve your place at the Thursday, June 19 meeting that will honor law enforcement officers who have significantly contributed to the lives of our youth, call or email Marty Waltemyer, 843-235-0671 or mwaltemyer@aol.com.

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