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PDMSTA scholar earns second place in Spanish competition

on Tuesday, 12 March 2019. Posted in Good life, News, Education, Local News

 PDMSTA scholar earns second place in Spanish competition

The Pee Dee Math, Science & Technology Academy’s (PDMSTA) Senior Beta Club delegates attended the State Senior Convention in Myrtle Beach, February 8-9. The delegates were Stephanie Layne, Tyler Brown, Willow Rogers, Austin Bailey, and Layla Hammett. Student delegates demonstrated leadership and academic skills, shared ideas, engaged with and competed against other scholars from around the state.

Willow Rogers, 9th grade scholar contended in the Division I Spanish Competition and placed second in the state. Willow will represent, South Carolina and PDMSTA by competing at the National Convention this June in Oklahoma City, OK.

The mission of the Senior Beta Club Program is to allow students opportunities to showcase their academic achievement, artistic creativity, critical thinking skills, collaborative team work, and increase student leadership.

“Our students’ confidence as leaders and educational determination continues to strengthen. I am so proud of our PDMSTA scholars and of the academic achievement Willow Rogers demonstrated by placing second at the convention,” said E. Keith Bailey, Executive Director, PDMSTA.

The Pee Dee Math, Science & Technology Academy (PDMSTA) is a tuition-free public charter school established in fall of 2013. PDMSTA offers a unique approach to students located in the heart of rural Pee Dee region of South Carolina and serves students kindergarten through ninth grade. PDMSTA is located at 101 Docs Drive, Bishopville, SC 29010. For more information, you can contact the school at (803) 428-8400 or visit their website at www. pdmsta.org.