• USC will be holding the Give It Up For Good yard sale on May 24th from 8-1 at the Greene St. Intramural Field.

  • Come out to support I AM WE at the Black Out Bullying bowling night at Anchor Lanes on May 9 from 6-8.

  • Congratulations to Aaron Martin and Emily Franklin for being awarded outstanding soloist!

  • Jostens will be on campus for the last time on Wednesday April 30 from 11 to 1. Any balance must be paid to pick up orders.

  • Don't miss out on the last Choir concert of the year on May 1st at 7:30 at Chapin Presbyterian Church

  • Junk to Funk will be held on April 24th in the old gym at 6:30 tickets are $5. Make sure to come out and support the CHS arts

  • Congratulations to Shaleighya Sulton for setting the new shot put record of 42 ft at the girls track meet.

  • Congratulations to Morgan Weaver for setting the new school record for the long jump of 15ft!

  • The Cape Strong Memorial Fund will be selling t-shirts and wrist bands at lunches on April 21-22 proceeds go to Mr. and Mrs. Capers.

  • Prom will be held on May 3rd at 8PM at the Columbia Conference Center. Tickets can be ordered in room 202 until April 23rd.

  • Congratulations to the Girl's Track Team for finishing first over all in their first meet against Batesburg, Ninety Six, and Airport!

  • Congratulations to Mckenzie Walpole for winning Miss Chapin!

  • Congratulations to the Junior Varsity Guard for receiving 2nd place in the Novice Classification!

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Will Norris

Running around kicking a checkered print ball is what first comes to the minds of many when they think of soccer. Soccer is a lot more than just a game to the Chapin Varsity boy’s team and in particular to sophomore Will Norris who is also one of the 2011 captains.

“This year Will Norris has stood out to me because of his great leadership, work ethic, example on and off the field, and he is also one of the best defenders in the state,” says Varsity Head Coach Dick Hiller.

Will Norris is 16 years old, he has played on varsity now for two years, and he has been playing most his life for CESA, Carolina Elite Soccer Academy. With so much experience it seems fit for Will Norris to be captain as a sophomore.

“As Captain as a sophomore, there is more pressure, but it creates unity in the team.  I lead vocally and I’m a role model on and off the team. I also am a bigger guy so it helps lead,” says Norris.

Norris’ commitment to excellence has garnered the praise of the veterans on the team.

“Will Norris is a phenomenal player and person.  He works hard every time he takes the field at games and practices.  He’s a great leader out there and a great captain. He’s always positive with everyone its amazing he’s only a sophomore but acts like a senior on the field,” says senior captain Alex Avinger.

While still a relatively young member of the winning tradition that is Chapin soccer, Norris hopes to lead the team to the state championship after coming up short last year.

“As a leader, my goal for this team is to win the state championship. I believe we have all the components that we need to win state, by playing every game our hardest it will be possible.

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