Swofford Career Center is a multi-district career center serving Spartanburg School Districts 1 & 2, including Boiling Springs, Chapman, Chesnee, and Landrum High Schools.
South Carolina Career and Technical Education Administrator’s Scholarship
The South Carolina Career and Technical Education Administrator’s Scholarship is open to all graduating seniors who have completed a Career & Technical Education program. Interested seniors should complete and submit the linked application NO LATER than February 22nd, 2019.
2019-2020 Program Preview
2018-19 Teacher of the Year
HB Swofford Career Center is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year, Mr. Craig Seay.
Mr. Seay has served the students at Swofford Career Center for 22 years, and is our Electricity Instructor. Each day Mr. Seay brings love for his students, shares his talents and skills in Electricity, and displays a passion for teaching. Mr. Seay states that teaching is his calling, and he strives to ensure that his students become successful and respectful citizens.
Swofford on “Your Carolina” with Jack & Megan
Glenda Warner (Health Science Instructor), Chef Robert Lybrand (Culinary Arts Instructor), and Craig Seay (ElectricityInstructor) appeared alongside Jack Roper and Megan Heidlberg on “Your Carolina”. They represented both Swofford and Career and Technical Education (CATE) in South Carolina, discussing opportunities and successes in CATE fields.
School to Careers 2018
Students who participated in the School-to-Careers program at Swofford during the 2017-18 school year were honored at the School-to- Careers Banquet on April 24. In addition to honoring the students, the Banquet provides the opportunity for the school and students to express thanks to the local business/industry partners, who enable success for students by extending education and training beyond the classroom.
The Swofford Challenge Course was established in 1997 and has hosted countless Swofford students and 9th grade students from Spartanburg School Districts 1 & 2. The Challenge Course provides an opportunity for students to learn through hands-on activities and physical challenges problem solving, teamwork, communication, leadership, and ingenuity. Students work with their classmates to creatively complete challenges. Over the years, the Challenge Course has been updated and now is home to numerous activities of varying difficulties. It also meets the American Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) Standards for construction and safety. Mr. Tyler Hill is our Challenge Course facilitator.
Future Farmers of America continues support of Swofford Horticulture.
Letter from the Director:
Dear Swofford Parents and Community,
It is an honor and blessing to serve as the Director at Swofford Career Center, and to witness daily the maturation process our students undergo during this crucial time of life. Our school has a rich history of student achievement, as measured by Certification/Licensing tests, Skills tests, EOC data, Completer totals, Dual Enrollment results, placement rates, Workkeys results, and Technical Skill Attainment. This success can be directly attributed to the hard work and dedication of our students, faculty and staff, supportive parents, and a caring community.