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Burke High School Culinary Arts Building Dedication

Burke High School Culinary Arts Building Dedication
Posted on 11/01/2016

November 1, 2016 -- Burke High School Culinary Arts Building Dedication

For Immediate Release

November 1, 2016


Andy Pruitt 843-937-6583

Burke High School Culinary Arts Building Dedication

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Who: Parents, community members, and media outlets are welcomed and encouraged to join us in celebrating the new culinary arts and career and technology education (CTE) wing at Burke High.

What: The new Burke High School Culinary Arts and CTE Wing will be dedicated this Wednesday, November 2.

This new area will equip students with the knowledge, skills, and discipline needed to attain success within the hospitality industry.

Featured speakers for this event include Mayor John Tecklenburg, Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait, District 20 Constituent Board Chairwoman Downing Child, and other distinguished guests.

Guests will have the opportunity to interact with culinary arts students and enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres and cooking demonstrations provided by the culinary arts program.

When: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. A ribbon cutting and guided tour of the new facility will follow after the conclusion of the dedication ceremony.

Where: Burke High School Auditorium, 244 President Street, Charleston, SC 29403

For more information: For more information regarding this event, please contact the Office of Strategy and Communications at (843) 937-6303.

About the Charleston County School District

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 86 schools and several specialized programs. With approximately 6,100 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.

CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools, and is divided into three Learning Communities led by associate superintendents. Options include specialized programs in science, engineering and mathematics; liberal arts; music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military and other public service enterprises.

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