FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
District honors 42 outstanding
high school seniors at banquet
BEAUFORT – The Beaufort County School District tonight honored 42 high school seniors for outstanding academic achievement at the 2017 Senior Scholars Banquet.
Senior Scholars have maintained a cumulative 3.5 grade-point average or higher, are ranked in the top 10 percent of their graduating classes and have earned the equivalent of a 3.5 GPA in all quarters of their high school courses.
“These students have worked incredibly hard, they are excellent role models, their potential is off the charts, and they are outstanding in every sense of the word,” said Superintendent Jeff Moss.
This year’s banquet speaker was Jurnee Jones-Holcombe, a 2017 Senior Scholar who is May River High School’s Student Body President. Jones is secretary of the school’s National Honor Society, a member of Youth in Government and a member of May River’s Academic World Quest team. She is heavily involved in the community through the Delta Sigma Theta GEMS program and is a youth leader at her church. She is also a math tutor and enjoys playing the violin. Jones-Holcombe was recently awarded the Tartan Club Scholarship from the Heritage Classic Foundation and plans to attend Wofford College as the 2017 Richardson Family Scholar. She plans to double-major in economics and government.
This year’s Senior Scholar banquet honorees were Sam Aerni (BLHS); Matthew Ball (BLHS); Isabelle Boatright (HHIHS); Robin Bridgers (BHS); Emily Bruce (HHIHS); Jonathan Buck (BCHS); Sophia Bursch (BHS); Michael Caramello (HHIHS); Hannah Cherewko (BLHS); Taylor Christie (HHIHS); Maxwell Crisologo (BHS); Ariana Diaz (BLHS) Phillip Evans (HHIHS); Thomas Felver (WBECHS); and Shae Gantt (BLHS).
Also, Ashton Giammona (BHS); Walter Gnann (BHS); Trevor Guynop (BHS); Savannah Heitmann (HHIHS; Allison Hughes (HHIHS); Olivia Jackson (HHIHS); Jurnee Jones-Holcombe (MRHS); Holly Kerr ( HHIHS); Isabella Kimbrell (BHS); Vinit Krishna (HHIHS); Karah Kurtz (HHIHS); Isabelle Lieblein (BHS); Meleena Lin (BLHS); and Juliette MacMurray (HHIHS).
Also, Briona Millidge (WBECHS); Ajhia Parker (BCHS); Gracie Pietz (HHIHS); Madeline Prince (HHIHS); James Roberts (HHIHS); Carolyn Rosenblum ( HHIHS); Virginia Scott (BLHS); Clinton Taylor (BCHS); Alice Ward (HHIHS); Haley Weber (BHS); Jonathan Witt (BCHS); Dylan Yarborough (BLHS); and Jorge Torres Villalva (HHIHS).