Students, Schools Receive Awards
Six Greenville County Schools sixth graders and two schools took home prizes at the Duke Energy Invention Convention, recently held at the Bi-Lo Center. The Duke Energy Invention Convention challenges the imagination, innovation, and creativity of students in the development of solutions to everyday issues.
Hughes Academy students Shreya Thammana and Alka Monoj won first place. Also from Hughes Academy, Christopher Cameron took second place. From Northwood Middle, Macy Markwith took third place.
The Most Creative Award went to Lauren Lessig from Northwood Middle School. Mauldin Middle’s Elliotte Blume took home the award for Most Likely to Succeed.
Northwood Middle School won the award for the School with Most Participation (281), and teacher Becky Wilden from Northwood Middle received recognition as the Teacher with Highest Student Participation (133).
Chris Medina from Cherrydale Elementary won the award for A First Year Teacher with the Highest Percentage of Participation.