Governor honors pediatricians
Three local pediatricians recently received the Order of the Silver Crescent from the governor's office for their volunteer service in the York County Resource Center's pediatric clinics.
The Silver Crescent is the state's highest award for volunteerism. Pediatricians Butch Bonham, Martha Edwards and Susan Start have volunteered weekly since the clinics opened five years ago.
Bonham, who is retired, volunteers two mornings a week at the Clover and Fort Mill clinics. Edwards and Start practice with Rock Hill Pediatrics. Edwards volunteers one morning a week at the Rock Hill clinic. Start volunteers one morning a week at the York clinic.
Kennington, Meadows pick Marines
Matthew Kennington and Matthew Meadows recently enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps under the Delayed Entry Program.
Kennington is the son of Dana Kennington and D. Kennington, both of Lancaster, and a 2008 graduate of Buford High School.
Meadows is the son of Melanie and Matthew Meadows of Rock Hill
Catoe completes basic training
Michael Catoe recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
He is the son of Michael Catoe of Kershaw and a 2005 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School.
Marine Corps Reserve
Marine Corps Reserve Cpls. Jonathan Brown and Shawn Cauthen of Fox Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, recently began a seven-month deployment to Al Anbar province, Iraq.
Brown is the son of Tammy and Rick Brown of Rock Hill and a 2004 graduate of Northwestern High School.
Cauthen is the son of Cynthia and John Cauthen of Kershaw and a 2002 graduate of Andrew Jackson High School of Kershaw. He joined the Reserve in January 2005.