Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Army Reserve Pvt. Makayla L. Washington has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.
Washington is the daughter of Beverly Lewis of Ridgeville.
She is a 2010 graduate of Colleton County High School.
Ramelb earns scholarship
Caryn M. Ramelb has received an Air Force ROTC (Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) scholarship. Scholarships are awarded on a merit system.
The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees and an allowance of $600 per semester for educational assistance, textbooks, supplies and equipment, and a monthly stipend for up to 10 months of each school year during the first year at the host college or university.
Ramelb is the daughter of Mario I. and Maricar M. Ramelb and sister of Hannah M. Ramelb, all of Summerville, and sister of Kelsye M. Ramelb of Columbia. She is a 2014 graduate of Ashley Ridge High.