2024 Awards Banquet

The sixth annual Charter Institute at Erskine Awards Banquet was hosted on Thursday, May 16, at the Columbia Convention Center. This was the biggest Awards Banquet yet with 600 attendees from the Institute’s 26 schools. Students, parents, volunteers, teachers, and school leadership were present, along with leadership from Erskine College. 

2024-2025 Nathan Yon institute Teacher of the year

M.E. Farmer
AMerican LEadership Academy Lexignton

2023-2024 institute student of the year Winners

2024 elementary school Student of the year

Abigail Rogers

Virtus Academy of South Carolina

2024 middle school student of the year

Winson Cheung

Libertas Academy Boiling Springs

2024 high school student of the year

Lexzy Maybelle Scott

Calhoun Falls Charter High School

2023-2024 Lynn higgins volunteer of the year

2023-2024 lynn higgins volunteer of the year

Christopher Gordon

Montessori School of Camden

2024 state advocate of the year

2024 state advocate of the year

Dr. Stewart Weinberg

2024 champions

Federal programs champion

Michael White

SC Learns

finance champion

Louise Cathcart (Accepted by Kevin Thomas)

Midlands STEM Institute

student services champion

Shalonda Toomer

Royal Live Oaks Academy

communications champion

Julianne Lang & Desiree Lemons

Lowcountry Leadership Charter School

powerschool champion

Lori Lindler

Calhoun Falls Charter School

Testing champion

Nohora Williams

Royal Live Oaks Academy

School board member champion

Jennifer Hincapie

SC Learns

Assistant principal champion

Casey Hallman

Gray Collegiate Academy

rookie of the year

Kenneth Coles

Mevers School of Excellence

2024 Program