Schedule June 20-26

Sunday

USCL Graduation

62 in commencement, 204 graduates – 171 associate degrees & 33 bachelor degrees. Invocation: The Rev. Dr. Dwayne Brown. Welcome: USCL dean John Catalano. Remarks: USC president Harris Pastides. Intro of Speaker: Lancaster County Commission for Higher Education chair Charles A. Bundy. Commencement Address: Former Lancaster County Commission for Higher Education member/ chair & former USCL Educational Foundation member/president Dr. William Lee McDow. Conferring of Awards: USCL associate dean Ron Cox, USC provost Michael Amiridis, USC vice provost for system affairs & executive dean for extended university Chris P. Plyler. Conferring of Degrees: USC president Pastides, USC provost Michael Amiridis, USCL dean John Catalano. 12, 6 a.m./p.m.

Buford High Graduation
118 graduates. Invocation: senior class treasurer Kayla Hyatt. Honor graduate speeches: senior class president Lamont McPhearson, honor graduate Lindsey Tucker, honor graduate Kaylee Mahaffey, honor graduate Courtney Johnson. Benediction: senior class secretary Dayna Hallman. 1:15, 7:15 a.m./p.m.

Andrew Jackson High Graduation
110 graduates. Invocation: Caroline Lathan Howey. Pledge of Allegiance: Benjamin Carl Bass. Salutatory: Ryan Stephen Jones. Valedictory: William Thomas Bridges. Benediction: Christopher Scott Coats. 2, 8 a.m./p.m.

Indian Land High Graduation
143 graduates. Pledge of Allegiance: student body president Kayla Carrouth. Invocation: Madeline Warring. Salutatory: Elizabeth Wheeler. Valedictory: David Roberts. 3, 9 a.m./p.m.

Lancaster High Graduation
390 graduates. Welcome: senior class president Jaquavis Omar Tucker. Invocation: senior class vice president Jasmyn Bonet Baxter. Pledge of Allegiance: senior class secretary Lindsay Nicole Adams. Salutatory: Cody Michael Brown. Valedictory: Samuel Carson Keenan. 4, 10 a.m./p.m.

Monday

Leaving Town
Host Amber Luck: Buford High Spanish teacher Donna Conwell on planning her trip to Spain, on living with a family in Spain for 5 weeks & on how she uses what she learned in Spain in her classes. 12, 3, 6, 9 a.m./p.m.

Creative Kids
Hosts Zoë Irizarry & David Platts: Andrew Jackson student Michaela Debruhl on Poetry Out Loud. Community Playhouse president Ron Cox on camp & summer play. Arts Council’s Christina Chastain & Keith Weeler on Arts & science camp. 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 a.m./p.m.

Leaders of Lancaster
Hosts Nathan McClellan & Reagan Thompson: North Elementary  principal Linda Blackwell & First United Methodist minister Dan Batson on their work & how they prepared to be leaders. Lancaster High student Gavin Witherspoon on becoming Eagle Scout at age 16. 1, 4, 7, 10 a.m./p.m.

Partners for Youth
Hosts Amber Atkinson & Ron Jamal Lewis: Discovery School teacher Dana Fleming & PFY director Sharon Novinger on teacher scholarships. Life Skills Opportunity Corporation  founder Tomeiko Wright on program. Lancaster High’s Marie Johnson on teacher mini-grants. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30 a.m./p.m.

All-Access
Hosts Jamal Lewis & Amber Luck: Adopt-A-Leader director Bobby Bailey on program’s history, how it helps students & parents & how people can volunteer. 2, 5, 8, 11 a.m./p.m.

Meet  Muggsy Bogues
Hosts Will Hough  & Lani Hammond: Former NBA player Muggsy Bogues on playing ball in high school, college & the pros & on overcoming challenges. Assistant producer Nathan McClellan. 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 10:30 a.m./p.m.

Tuesday

Dream Big Dream College
Hosts Gizelle Tatah & Mike Barnes: Charleston Southern’s admission officer David Weis on history of the college, its programs & its extracurriculars. 12, 3, 6, 9 a.m./p.m.

Art with Dianne
Host Dianne Mahaffee: Lesson on wood burning gourds. Joining her is Lancaster High senior Ryan Sims. Producer Anna Howey. 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 a.m./p.m.

Great Things Happening
Hosts Reagan Thompson & Gene Moore: Andrew Jackson sophomore Zack Morrow, his mother  Donna Morrow & Andrew Jackson principal Mary Barry on Zack’s perfect scores on two parts of the SAT & with test-taking tips. Lancaster High’s Project Lead-The-Way teacher Sam Mullis & students Brandon Moore & Joshua Johnston on project’s state award. Indian Land student Lindsay Johnson & Lancaster High administrator Chris Thorpe with tips for rising high school freshmen.  1, 4, 7, 10 a.m./p.m.

USCL Today
Hosts Jeremias Clyburn & Kelly Mobley: USCL law Enforcement Security Division’s John Rutledge on security at USCL. Student Life intern Hammond Knight on summer orientation & why it’s important. USCL students KC Faile & Jessica Tobin on pros & cons of attending USCL. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30 a.m./p.m.

Teach Me
Hosts Xavier Holloway & Gene Moore: Lancaster High cosmetology teacher Jan Williamson on cutting hair. Moore with puzzle. 2, 5, 8, 11 a.m./p.m.

Math in Minutes
Host Jason Holt: Lancaster High junior Gizelle Tatah learns simplifying & evaluating variable expressions. 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 10:30 a.m./p.m.

Wednesday

Honor Beyond the Field
Host Lisa Byrd: Overview of program: Grant coordinator Adrienna Witherspoon. Speaker introduction: Former USC player Jerry Witherspoon. Former NBA player Muggsy Bogues on sportsmanship. Recognition of award winners. Closing: Superintendent Gene Moore. 12, 3, 6, 9 a.m./p.m.

In the Lockerroom
Host Tyrek Patterson & Casey Outen: Lancaster High basketball players Xavier Holloway & Avery Harris on influences, balancing school & sports. 1, 4, 7, 10 a.m./p.m.

Kickin’ It
Hosts Lena Pringle & Carlos White: Lancaster High soccer coach Boris Sylvia on attitude of team. Senior center mid Alex Roach & freshman center mid Jayden Driggers on boys team. Goalie Katie Duke & senior mid Ashley Cauthen on girls team. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30 a.m./p.m.

Sports Legends
Hosts  Benjie Gregory & Robert Howey: Heath Springs football players Mike Couch, Vic Truesdale & manager Davis Pardue on coaches Sidney Max Cauthen & Atlee Brown, on the 1965 & 1966 teams & on the 1967 state championship team. 2, 5, 8, 11 a.m./p.m.

Thursday

So You Sew
Host Ravene Aycock: Andrew Jackson Middle’s Darryl Pierce on making ties, sewing on buttons & quilting. 12, 3, 6, 9 a.m./p.m.

Get Your Money Right
Hosts Sha’Keidrya Barnes & Brian Williams: Founders’ Donna Bowers & Susan Brazell  on student loans, interest & credit reports. 12:30, 3:30, 6:30, 9:30 a.m./p.m.

Leavin’ Town
Host Amber Luck: Buford High seniors Breanna Poston & Taylor Outen on planning their trip to Europe, on their experiences there & how this trip changed their outlook on life. 1, 4, 7, 10 a.m./p.m.

Bookshelf
Host Casey Outen: Buford High librarian Kim Blackmon on great Chick-Lit for the summer & county librarian Brenda Parker on fun summer reading programs. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30 a.m./p.m.

In the Flames
Host Paul Munoz: Firefighter Justin McLeallan with tour of Arch Street Fire House & fire truck. Firefighter Jody Whitfield on fire suit. 2, 5, 8, 11 a.m./p.m..

It’s My Job
Hosts Jamal Lewis & Casey Outen: Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department sniper on his duties. 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 a.m./p.m.

Friday

Lancaster High Chorus Concert
Director Troy Dunbar 12, 4, 8 a.m./p.m.

Andrew Jackson High Band Concert
Director Scott McGuire 12:45, 4:45, 8:45 a.m./p.m.

Lancaster High Band Concert
Director John Rhodes 1:30, 5:30. 9:30 a.m./p.m.

Buford High Band Concert
Director Alan Bishop 2:30, 6:30. 10:30 a.m./p.m.

Get Fits Kids
Hosts Emily Ellingwood & Madison Thrailkill: School nurse Leigh Lever on healthy teeth. Hosts with why fruit is healthier than candy & on how to make strawberry yogurt. North students Remington Totten & Dillon Thompson do aerobics. . 3, 7, 11 a.m./p.m.

R.E.A.L
Hosts Devern Coleman, Glen Cranmer, Amber Luck, Tyrek Patterson, Lena Pringle, Andrea Rangel &Taylor Shurley: Lancaster & Buford students with views on life after high school, music & topics from the feedback hard hat. 3:30, 7:30, 11:30 a.m./p.m.

Saturday

Celebration of Excellence
(Monday night) Host Gene Moore: Fifth graders with straight A’s, citizenship award winner, retirees, Hall of Fame inductees Arthur Benjamin, Elsie Boyce, Leona Cunningham & Tucker Jackson recognized. 12, 3, 6, 9 a.m./p.m.

Celebration of Excellence
(Tuesday night) Host Gene Moore: Eighth graders with straight A’s & Junior Scholars, seniors with 4.27 GPAs, student body presidents, citizenship award winners & honors diploma winners recognized. 1:30, 4:30, 7:30, 10:30 a.m./p.m.

Read With Me
Hosts David Robinson & Brenda Parker: Hosts read spring books, including Thank You, I’m Sorry, Please Say Please, Mind Your Manners B.B Wolf to Erwin teacher Jill Laney’s kindergarten class. 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 a.m./p.m.
Read With Me
Hosts David Robinson & Brenda Parker: Hosts read spring books,  including Thank You, I’m Sorry, Please Say Please, Mind Your Manners B.B Wolf to Erwin teacher Jill Laney’s kindergarten class. 2:30, 5:30, 8:30, 11:30 a.m./p.m.