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88 Students Graduate from SC Whitmore School

May 28, 2016

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Columbia, SC – Eighty-eight seniors received their high school diplomas from SC Whitmore School today during the school’s spring commencement exercises at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

Principal John Loveday acknowledged the hard work of the graduates, underscoring the importance of the students’ dedication to academic success. “I admire each and every one of you, and I am incredibly excited for you and the journey you are commencing,” said Principal Loveday. “I wish you all the best as you begin the next chapter of your lives.”

Principal Loveday also thanked the faculty, staff, and parents for their support and dedication to the SCWS family and the school’s mission of providing a flexible, high-quality education to South Carolina students.

The full list of graduates:

Montico Baskin-People Rock Hill Honors
Mayra Borja Warrenville
Hannah Boyd Easley Honors
Zachary Boyer Belton Blue Diamond
Roberts Bradham Awendaw
Autumn Brewer Chapin Honors
Hannah Brown Bluffton Honors
Kaitlyn Bryan Hodges Honors
Xavier Bryson Mauldin
Cody Buck North Augusta Blue Diamond, Honors
Kathleen Cabrera Leesville
Walker Caron Charleston
Lisbeth Celis Easley
Karla Chavez Greenville
Neils Christensen Beaufort
Kelci Claycomb Fountain Inn Honors
Michael Colon Charleston
Rio Cox Beaufort Honors
Rebecca Crawford Gilbert
Brooke N. Davis Gaffney
Austin Denno Surfside Beach
Austin Driggers Moncks Corner
Whitney Driggers Moncks Corner
Jamie Ewing Conway Honors, Early Graduate
Dylan Ferguson Charleston
Cameron French Charleston Blue Diamond, Honors
Kyla Galvan Mount Pleasant Honors
Sophia Ganahl Anderson Honors
Johanna Glaze Simpsonville Blue Diamond, Honors, Early Graduate
Christopher Glick Hilton Head Island
Robert Gonzalez Greer
Anthony Guilford Florence Blue Diamond, Honors
Tiffani Hamler Moore
Dylan Harris Landrum
Breanna Hawkins Florence
Alicia Higgins Chapin
Stacie Hover Myrtle Beach
Sarah Howe Anderson Blue Diamond, Honors
Kelsey Hudson Irmo Honors
Kento Itahashi Greer Honors
Benson Johnson Summerville
Chandler Kaplan Fort Mill Honors
Allyssa Lee North Augusta
John Lee Pawleys Island Blue Diamond
Sophia Leonard Laurens Blue Diamond, Honors, Early Graduate
Christian Lopez-Acevedo Lexington
Marc Mackunis Charleston
Moises Mercado Anderson
Taylor Mont Fort Mill
Amber Nicholas Summerville
Sierra Parham Greer
Wyatt Perkins Lexington Blue Diamond, Honors
Tuesday Potter Myrtle Beach
Laura Pravia Pelzer
Nicholas Priole Summerville
David Remter Anderson Salutatorian, Blue Diamond, Honors, Early Graduate
Isis Rivera Cassatt
Brianna Sheppard Langley Honors
Destiny Smith Greenville Blue Diamond
Talisa Smith Columbia
Sierra Solders Summerville Honors
Alyssa Springer West Columbia
Savannah Sterchi Lancaster
Madison Stone Fort Mill
Sydney Touchberry Lexington Honors
Alyssa Vick Blythewood Honors
Noelle Walas Tega Cay Valedictorian, Blue Diamond, Honor

SCWS is a leader in offering unique learning environments to its students. Since 2012, over 200 students from across South Carolina have graduated from SCWS.

Founded in 2011, SCWS is a free virtual public charter school offering academic opportunities to students who don’t fit the traditional brick and mortar school. For more information visit

Graduating class of 2016

Photos courtesy of Callie Goodwin.

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