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Richland Two educators recognize that education is a calling and each possesses a passion for helping students achieve success. Learn more about the dedicate professionals who inspire students and each other every day. 

Karis Mazyck

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Middle School Principal of the Year

Blythewood Middle School's Karis Mazyck was named the 2024 South Carolina Middle-Level Principal of the Year by The South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA)

Bobby Cunningham

Bobby Cunningham

A Lifetime of Service

Bobby Cunningham, principal of the W. R. Rogers Adult, Continuing & Technology Education Center was selected as a 2023 South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) as a 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. 

Kathia Rivera De Guzman

Community Builder

Kathia Rivera De Guzman uses her experience as the daughter of an educator and a child relocating to the US at eight to make her students feel welcome and safe. 

Gabriela Sabau

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A Small Math Teacher Making a Big Impression 

Gabriela Sabau has a way of making math relevant and exciting for her students. For more than 20 years, she's been setting the bar high and motivating her students to challenge themselves and surpass her expectations.

ShaQuana Bracey

From Teacher Cadet to Classroom Star

ShaQuana Bracey developed a love for children during her high school teacher cadet class. The relationships she builds with her students and their families fuel the successes in her classroom.

Jeff O'Shields

The Man, the Myth, the Legend

Jeff O'Shields' science classes are the stuff of legend. His passion for teaching and science are infectious. 

Signature learning

Choice is the hallmark of Richland Two schools. Our programs immerse students in distinctive and captivating learning opportunities that go beyond the ordinary.

Joseph Keels Elementary | Strings Project Partnership

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Thanks to a partnership with the University of South Carolina Joseph Keels Elementary students are learning to make music and explore 

Richland Northeast | Palmetto Center for the Arts

Palmetto Center for the Arts is the Visual and Performing Arts Magnet for Richland School District Two. The program, which includes dance, music, theatre and visual arts, is nationally recognized.

Sandlapper Elementary | Computer Science Immersion School

The Computer Science Magnet Program prepares students in work, life and citizenship by providing computer science coding skills to become effective collaborators and communicators.

Lonnie B. Nelson | ACE Magnet

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Westwood High | Cyber Security

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Cybersecurity is the wave of the future. Students will be ahead of the game and will be ready to compete in the workforce.

Spring Valley High | Discovery and Explorations

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Spring Valley High magnets are committed to cultivating, energizing, and graduating high-achieving high school graduates.

Richland Northeast High | Three Magnets, One School

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Performers, journalists, artists and high-achievers all find a place within Richland Northeast High's magnet programs. 

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