STATE ACADEMIC CHAMPIONS
STATE ACADEMIC CHAMPIONS – The Williams Middle School Academic Challenge Team emerged as Middle School State Champions of the 5th Annual State Championship of Academics Tournament. The team defeated Westview of Greenwood in round one and Pleasant Knoll of Fort Mill in round two. Pictured at the awards ceremony are, kneeling from left, William Walker, Thomas Merzlak and Harrison Walker. Standing from left are Coach Holly Hardee, Sivani Vish, Caden Shiver, Eric Kim, Maddie Nelson, R. Shumail, moderator Bob Jubak, Marguerite Wilson, Bryanna Grice, Lauren Gaskins and Dalton Boone. Wilson High’s Academic Team came in second place after a hard fought battle with the Spring Valley High Academic Team in Columbia, winner of the high school division.