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SC Governor’s School for the Arts celebrates the class of 2024

Greenville, South Carolina – SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities celebrates the commencement of the class of 2024. The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is proud to present the students of the Class of 2024 who will graduate on Friday, May 24 at Furman University’s McAlister Auditorium.

This year’s class graduates with an impressive list of honors to their credit, including Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, YoungArts honorees, and National Honors Society inductees among other accolades. In addition to a South Carolina high school diploma, graduates of the Governor’s School also receive a Scholars Diploma. SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities will celebrate this class and their achievements as they move on to the next chapter of their journey.

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The class has earned the following honors:

  • 126 awards were earned in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Region-at-Large competition
  • 36 seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society
  • 27 seniors received medals in the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
  • 19 seniors were named Palmetto Fellows
  • 11 seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts
  • 3 seniors were selected to be Piccolo Spoleto Rising Stars
  • 3 seniors were honored by YoungArts
  • 3 seniors’ works were accepted into Artfields, Jr.
  • 1 senior qualified regionally in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Regional competition

More details

The Governor’s School’s residential high school program provides pre-professional training in the arts as well as a nationally recognized academic education. Artistically talented students from across the state are selected through an application and audition process and attend during their sophomore, junior and senior years depending on their selected art area. Upon successful completion, graduates receive a South Carolina high school diploma and a Scholars Diploma. As a public school, tuition is free for those who are accepted. Financial assistance is available for other fees through the Governor’s School Foundation. The school is currently accepting applications for limited spaces for the 2024-2025 residential high school program. Learn more at SCGSAH.org.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is proud to present the students of the Class of 2024 who will graduate on Friday, May 24

This is the full list of students:

Abbeville

  • Samantha Greenman

Aiken

  • Tony Hodges
  • Daniel Howard
  • Emma Poole

Anderson

  • Isaiah Allen
  • Kris Barrick
  • Madison Beseda
  • Anna Chen
  • Larissa Fowler
  • Claire Harvey
  • Charlie Rojas
  • Sofia Valverde
  • Spencer Watson

Beaufort

  • Alexandra Coley
  • Aiden Devers
  • Elena Ford

Berkeley

  • Olivia Dermody
  • Jake Montroy
  • Saige Shoup

Charleston

  • Bella Bausano
  • Michelangelo Funfrock
  • Andrew Jones
  • Addy McClure
  • Adlai Moore
  • Wolfgang Perrett
  • Meredith Taylor

Cherokee

  • Trilby Allen

Dorchester

  • Lainey Keefauver
  • Erin Semple
  • Brooke Turner
  • Isabella Varquez-Paulk

Florence

  • George Corn
  • Meredith Foster
  • Catherine Munn
  • Tyler Russell
  • Jordion Slater
  • Freeman Williams

Greenville

  • Ava Beasley
  • Hannah Brusch
  • Norah Byers
  • Liam Conway
  • Veronica Cooker
  • Emily Cox
  • Piper Dunn
  • Skye Flodder
  • Sanjay Govindarajan
  • Piper Greene
  • Sophie Kutcher
  • Clara Lanning
  • Parker Lesher
  • Alexia Liu
  • Jacob Merritt
  • Lucas Nichter
  • Molly Oldstrom
  • Rue Pinto
  • Teagan Prickett
  • Lillian Rees
  • Olivia Shoemaker
  • Cayden Starnes
  • Rynn Stephenson
  • Rachel Thompson
  • Kate Tolchinsky
  • Liv Waller
  • Scout Ware
  • Emily Wham

Greenwood

  • Corban Irons
  • Aubrie Kidd

Horry

  • Lauren Baxter
  • Connor Fanny
  • Jakai Norfleet
  • Gracie Pifer
  • Hayden Rucker
  • Ryan Vasquez
  • Reese Wiggins

Lancaster

  • Sabrina Francis
  • Seneca Steele
  • Ellie Strom

Laurens

  • Ethan Ratchford

Lee

  • Ky’Asia Sims

Lexington

  • Nigel Baucom
  • Paige Dayton
  • Anna Kate Dennis
  • Kyra Pichardo
  • Benjamin Stickney Jr.
  • Owen Whitehead

Newberry

  • Teagan Rauch

Oconee

  • Peyton Mann

Pickens

  • Jane Laurence
  • Jasmine Myers

Richland

  • Teigan Edwards
  • Xavier Galloway
  • Ella Patterson
  • Haley Whitelaw

Spartanburg

  • Grace Cope
  • Arielle Greer
  • Anna Ilie
  • AD Joyce
  • Sebastian Visser
  • Jacob Zwiernikowski

York

  • Babs Cobb
  • Ollie Cooper
  • Juno Hayes
  • Hannah Hebert
  • Nolin Nichols
  • Natalie Sevel
  • Anna Sherfinski
  • K’amor Smith
  • Sarah Swoope
  • Madeleine Thompson

The press release was edited for layout and clarity. Photos and logos provided by author.

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