Tamera Sumter

How was your first week as an intern?
17 June 2014: My first week as a high school intern went pretty good, at first I was extremely nervous but each day it got better and better. Day one went by slow, in a good way! This gave me a chance to settle my nerves and begin to enjoy all the fun that goes on inside the aquarium every day. Also a whole lot [...]

Zuri Anderson

How was your first week as an intern?
17 June 2014: The first week I worked here at the Aquarium was just pure amazingness! Everyone is so supportive, congenial and full of great energy. Even though I was here the first week for only two days, it was pretty relaxing and engaging! I’m learning new things everyday about the animals (like the turtles and the alligators) and the cart programs allow me to [...]

Tamara Washington

How was your first week as an intern?
17 June 2014: My first week as an intern was an experience I will never forget. I felt truly welcomed and accepted by everyone within the Aquarium. Everyone was so willing to help and made sure I had everything I needed to make my first week marvelous. The workers, volunteers, Aqua-teens and HSIP of course are all awesome and I love how everyone, everyday come [...]

Amelia Now Swimming the Warm Waters of the Atlantic Ocean

South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program Releases 135th Rescued Sea Turtle
CHARLESTON, S.C. — June 9, 2014— It is a happy ending for a small sea turtle found lifeless in a Lowcountry saltmarsh. This past January a family found Amelia, a 10-pound juvenile green sea turtle, cold and lethargic in a marsh on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The family jumped into action and called the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources [...]

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