Keith Ferrell’s Motorsports Technology class spent the day  observing the #32 car on a dyno at Rankins Race Engines located in Laurinburg,  North Carolina.  Mr. Mike Rankins provided students with a great experience which included a tour of the facility at the same time observing the dyno in action with adjustments being performed. Mr. Rankins also freshened  the #32’s engine.    Mike Rankins  and his entire staff shared invaluable knowledge with the students and exhibited a sincere interest in helping students.  PALM is very appreciative to Rankins Race Engines for their support and dedication to the future of our young students.

PALM student Michael Mohr competed in the USATF Region 4 Junior Olympics Cross Country & qualified for Nationals.

 PALM student Michael Mohr competed at the USATF Region 4 Junior Olympics Cross Country Championship in Fayetteville, Georgia Nov. 18.  Michael will be going on to the USATF Nationals in Tallahassee FL. in December.  He was the only runner from Myrtle Beach Track and Field Club to qualify at regionals to move onto Nationals.

PALM’s Motorsports technology classes observe teams prep for the 25th Myrtle Beach 400

Keith Ferrell’s Motorsports Technology classes spent their class period at the Myrtle Beach Speedway watching teams prep for the Myrtle Beach 400.  Steve Zacharias and the Myrtle Beach Speedway staff were very accommodating  allowing  students to observe the teams  move through tech inspections and other setups.  Also  a special appreciation to Mike Rankin , Rankin Race Engines , Justin Hicks , Big Ed Edward Williams and Barry Elvis for their time.  These 13-17 year old students are being exposed to the real aspects of the motorsports industry thus giving them a one-of-a-kind educational experience.

palm students give dr. maxey school tour along with district leaders

Dr. Maxey along with administrative personnel  from the Horry County School District as well as a member of the Horry County Board of Education made a visit to PALM Charter High School Wednesday 11/15/17. PALM students provided a tour of the vocational and academic programs detailing the uniqueness of  each class. We appreciate all the support and guidance that Dr. Maxey and HCS share with us as we continue to  provide  Horry County  students with a one- of- a- kind educational experience. 

Included in the photo is Ron Miller – Director of Motorsports Education,  Avery Moore – Principal,  John Poston – Horry  County Board of Education,   Velma Allen – HCS Administration,     Carlee Bauer – student, Mistydawn Jewell – student,    Dr. Rick Maxey – Superintendent,  Alexander Vereen – student,  Cameron Karnes – student,  John K. Garner – HCS Administration,   Heather Sheehan – HCS Administration,  Kenny Generette – HCS Legal Services, Gage Macbay – student