Student Entrepreneurs Make Their Pitch in Smart Tank
Tri County Early College Junior, Samantha Calascione presents an innovative idea to Smart Tank called "Braille Bricks". The idea consists of Braille lettering on Lego's for children that are blind. This product allows them to interact with others in a unique way. Click the button below to learn more!
Sylvester Chisom, a nationally known entrepreneur and keynote speaker recently featured TCEC student, Samantha Calascione, on his Facebook page after she presented her business idea in front of a 100+ person audience.
Tri-County Early College Named Finalist for XQ Grant
TCEC applied for a highly competitive $10 million dollar grant for the XQ Superschool Project and made it to the top 50 out of 3000+ teams. The faculty and staff have committed to implementing their new school design in the next two years.
Alissa Cheek Named Cherokee County Principal of the Year
For her remarkable leadership of an award-winning innovative high school, Ms. Cheek received the Principal of the Year Award for the county. After an exceptional year where the school has been recognized nationally and statewide for its accomplishments, Ms. Cheek is highly deserving of this honor.
For her years of service at TCEC as our Spanish Teacher and deep engagement with the Cherokee County School District as a translator, teacher, and advocate, Trish Matthews was awarded the Teacher of the Year recognition for the school.
"Our guest relies exclusively on project-based learning to teach physics and high-level math concepts. The passion he fosters in students, the number of girls he attracts to the program and the test scores they receive are all exceptional. "