News & Updates

SCA would like to announce that Senior Hunter Gneisig was recently named SCISA 2A Region 1 Player of the Year in baseball.  He was also named to the SCISA 2A North –South All Star team and the All Region Team.

Ethan Hooper, Adam Ciotta, Adam Zwilling and Graham McDonald were chosen for Palmetto Boy's State.  They were interviewed and chosen to represent our school.  They will attend a week long camp this summer in which they get to create their own government.  They will have the opportunity to run for office and win scholarships.

Ethan Collier (4th grade) won the SC State Pepsi Tournament for the boys 10 and under age group which included a $250 scholarship.  His team also won 1st place for division 3 during the State Tournament.  He finished the season with a 176 average; his highest 3-game series was 690, and his highest game was 253. 

SCA's 8th grader, Lauryn Waters participated in the Women's Pro Tennis Tournament in Charleston SC during her spring break.  She was a member of the ball crew and got to be on the court with some big time names on the tennis circuit.   It was a great experience for her and alot of fun.

March 9, 2015 UPDATE ON ETHAN HOOPER:

Ethan Hooper won 2nd place in the state American Legion Oratorical contest on March 7.  He won $1,000 scholarship!  Congratulations Ethan!

 

Chaz Potts, 6th grade, competed in the Mathematics/Computer Science category of the science fair with his project called 'What’s the ROI of LEDs?' Chaz won 1st place in the SCA Intermediate Science Fair.  He won 2nd place in the SCA Middle School Science Fair. His project was taken to the 60th Annual Piedmont Region III Science Fair where he competed and won 1st place!  Congratulations Chaz!

 

Timothy Pack, 8th grade; Matthew Christopher, 8 th grade; Ben Christopher, senior; Michael Burgess, 8th grade; and Dylan Wright, 8 th grade ran in a half marathon at Myrtle Beach, SC Saturday, February 14. Each guy received a medal for finishing the race.  Michael Burgess placed 1st in his age division.

 

Middle School science Fair Winners

The Lawson Academy of the Arts presented Shining Stars last Saturday, February 7 at Converse College.  SCA's ninth grader, Laura Mitchell played the violin at this performance.  She has been playing the violin for 8 years.

Laura, included with thirty more of the most exceptional students, was chosen to perform on this special evening's showcase to benefit the Lawson Series. This series was establised in the year 2000 with a generous gift from Alia Lawson and has enriched the program, Converse and the greater Spartanburg community.