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SC Whitmore School Announces Blue Diamond Scholarship Winners

June 13, 2016

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Columbia, SC – Eighty-eight seniors received their high school diplomas from SC Whitmore School on Saturday, May 28th, during the school’s spring commencement exercises at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.

Of those 88 graduates, 12 students received the SCWS Blue Diamond Scholarship of $1,000.00 each Students eligible for the Blue Diamond Scholarship must earn a minimum GPA of 4.0 in SCWS courses and be enrolled in SCWS for at least one year in addition to submitting an essay and receiving recommendation from a teacher.

SCWS is the only public school in the state of South Carolina that gives scholarships directly from the school to the students.

The award will be paid directly to the college, university, or trade school each student chooses to attend this fall.

The full list of Blue Diamond Scholars:
Zachary Boyer, Belton
Cody Buck, North Augusta
Cameron French, Charleston
Johanna Glaze, Simpsonville
Anthony Guilford, Florence
Sarah Howe, Anderson
John Lee, Pawley’s Island
Sophia Leonard, Laurens
Wyatt Perkins, Lexington
David Remter, Anderson
Destiny Smith, Greenville
Noelle Walas, Tega Cay

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

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