Pomp and Circumstance 2023: May 25, 2023
Class of 2023: Earning $25,786,071 in Scholarships
*344 HOPE Scholarship Recipients
*263 LIFE Scholarship Recipients
*53 Palmetto Fellows
*227 Board of Trustees Scholars
*160 Double-Cord Graduates
*255 Single Cord Graduates
*15 Military Cord Graduates
*10 SC Achievement Honors
*50 International Baccalaureate Graduates
Maleik McKithen, Lauren Gaskins, Curtis James, Jayden Ackerson, Zandae Butler and Emmanuel Rueda.
Meet the 2023 Salutatorians
Elora Sakura Osaki - Parents: Natalie Osaki and Eliya Osaki - College Plans: Honors College, Clemson University - Future Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Eliza Parrott - Parents: Melissa and Brian Parrott - College Plans - Honors College, College of Charleston - Future Field of Study: History, ultimate pursuing a career teaching history at the college level
Meet the 2023 Valedictorians
Jacob Alexander - Parents: Kim and JC Alexander - College Plans: Georgia Institute of Technology - Future Field of Study: Aerospace Engineering
Lauren Gaskins - Parents: Marianne and Robert Gaskins - College Plans: Clemson University Honors College - Future Field of Study: Chemical Engineering with a Minor in Technical German
STREAMING LIVE: The 2023 GRADUATION CEREMONIES
Florence 1 Schools Celebrates Outstanding Athletes
F1S 2022-2023 Athletes of the Year
Students Complete Transition to Work Program
The Project Search Transition-to-Work Program is a unique, business-led, one-year employment, student-preparation program that takes place entirely in the workplace.
Again during this school year, Florence 1 Schools partnered with McLeod Regional Medical Center (Florence), Pee Dee AHEC, South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department, and the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs to implement the fourth year of the Project Search McLeod Program.
Through this collaboration, the award-winning Project Search Program held its fourth graduation ceremony, celebrating the preparation of the following students (pictured above left to right):
Tyreq Myers, Jiangmei He, Addison Fike , Zyria Williams, and Tariq Steels.
Flying High with Advantage Academy's Aviation Program
National Teacher Associates Making Final Rounds
To date, the NTA has distributed over $8,000 in recognition to teachers and staff in Florence 1 Schools this year. "It has been a pleasure to recognize these employees, and they have been most appreciative," said NTA's Mendel Grayson Worksite Benefits Director. (Pictured are Lillie Carraway of Timrod (left) and Mary Griffin of NTA (right). Click here to view more NTA Presentations.
We Are Hiring!
Join the Florence 1 Schools family in the 2023-2024 school year as an English Teacher. We currently have vacancies at South Florence High School, Wilson High School, Southside Middle School, and West Florence High School. We are also seeking a Coordinator of English Language Arts. Use the link below to apply directly for the ELA Coordinator position or view our current English vacancies at www.f1s.org
Coordinator of English Language Arts
Apply directly here - https://bit.ly/F1SELACoordinator