School Notes

• Kinghorn Insurance of Beaufort and The Selective Group Foundation, the foundation of Selective Insurance Group, Inc.,  have once again joined forces to support the positive efforts of Beaufort Academy through a

From left: Garrett Wreden and Jay Taylor from Kinghorn; BA Head of School Julie Corner; and Board Chair Charles Tumlin.

$1,000 grant. The grant represents a $500 donation from Kinghorn Insurance of Beaufort matched by a $500 grant from The Selective Group Foundation.
“The Matching Grant program allows us to partner with our agents to support the needs of the communities we serve,” said Chuck Musilli, Senior Vice President, Northeast Regional Manager and Agency Development for Selective.
• Congratulations to Patrick Mazzeo, a junior at Beaufort Academy, who has been invited to Chicago this September to participate in the full audition for the

Patrick Mazzeo

Jeopardy! Teen Tournament for Season 29. Good luck, Patrick!
• In September, Beaufort Academy, in collaboration with ARTworks, will be offering two days of instruction by a world renowned acoustical blues artist, Guy Davis. Students will have the benefit of learning and listening to Mr. Davis for two days before he holds a concert on September 29. The concert is open to the public and will be held in the Beaufort Academy Gymnasium.

The Technical College of the Lowcountry Division of Continuing Education is offering a variety computer courses this fall as part of two computer certificate programs.
• Students are encouraged to begin with the Basic Computer Understanding Certificate that includes courses in Basic Computers, Intro to Word, Intro to Excel, Intro to PowerPoint, Intro to Outlook, Intro to Access, Intro to Internet and Email, and an online Keyboarding class. Classes start August 24 and are offered at the Beaufort Campus on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. or on Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost of the entire program is $299, or students can take individual classes that range in cost from $25 to $69 each. For more information, visit www.tcl.edu/continuing-ed/life.
• A Basic Computer Application Skills Certificate, which explores more in-depth features and applications than the Basic Computer Understanding Certificate, includes courses in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and Pursuit of Employment. Students can take these classes individually or sign up for the complete certificate program. The first course starts September 5 and runs through November 5 meeting Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. on the Beaufort Campus. Cost is $715 with an additional $100 book fee. Check the website for details: www.tcl.edu/continuing-ed/life. To register or for more information, please call 843-525-8205.

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