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Gov. Haley praises Rock Hill School, brings anti-bullying message

Governor Nikki Haley brought her anti-bullying message to a Rock Hill school Monday in a multi-stop tour through the upstate.

Andrew Kiel |
Haley spoke before the sixth grade class at Castle Heights Middle School and commended the students, faculty and staff for their hard work in achieving “school to watch” status.

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Haley also spoke with the students about bullying — how she was bullied as a child — and to some extent, still today.

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Castle Heights earned “Schools to Watch” designation back in January and was one of a dozen schools statewide.

Principal Kelly Kane tells WRHI that despite middle school being a tough age — her students remain successful.

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Kane is now in her 15th year as principal of Castle Heights and says a visit from a sitting governor is a first in her career.

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FULL AUDIO: Haley’s Address to Castle Heights students.

GALLERY: Haley’s Q&A with students and tour of the school.

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