Jefferson honored at NCAA title game

MIAMI, FL – Before kickoff of the 2020 NCAA Football National Championship game featuring Alabama University and Ohio State University, Fairfield Central’s Chanda Jefferson and other state teachers of the year were honored by the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation. Jefferson, South Carolina’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, was featured on CFP Extra Yard’s Twitter […]

FCSD’s Chanda Jefferson named South Carolina Teacher of the Year

WINNSBORO – When Chanda Jefferson was named South Carolina’s 2020 Teacher of the Year last week, she made more than her mother proud. All of Fairfield County was bursting at the seams with pride for one of its own. A native of Beech Island, SC, Jefferson has been teaching for eight years, the last three […]

Jefferson named SC Teacher of the Year

COLUMBIA – Chanda Jefferson of Fairfield Central High School was named the 2020 South Carolina Teacher of the Year last night in Columbia. Jefferson received a total of $25,000, use of a BMW for a year and will serve a one-year residency at the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement. Jefferson teaches biology at […]

FCHS teacher finalist for SC’S Top Teacher

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central High School teacher Chanda Jefferson was surprised at her school today when State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman arrived unexpectedly in Jefferson’s room to announce that she has been selected as one of five finalists for the South Carolina Teacher of the Year award. Jefferson was then presented with a bouquet […]

FCSD celebrates National DNA Day

WINNSBORO  –The Fairfield Central High School (FCHS) Science Team partnered with the National Institute of Health and National Human Genome Research Institute to host a DNA Day Celebration. Last week’s celebration highlighted that the study of genomics is all about kindness, acceptance, unity, and family. Hundreds of faculty, staff, students, and families from Fairfield County […]