Lexington County School District One honors 1,709 graduates from the district’s five high schools over two days (Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8) at the University of South Carolina’s Colonial Life Arena located at 801 Lincoln Street in Columbia, South Carolina.
At this time, these students have earned more than $158.7 million in scholarships.
Here are some interesting facts about each graduating class.
Friday, June 7, Graduations
On Friday, June 7, students from White Knoll High graduate at 8 a.m., River Bluff High graduate at 12 p.m. and Pelion High graduate at 4 p.m.
White Knoll High (8 a.m.)
405 graduates About $29.7 million in scholarships Twenty-three out of 24 students passed the Health Science Clinical Studies National Exam.
River Bluff High (12 p.m.)
483 graduates About $43.3 million in scholarships The RBHS Class of 2019 includes eight sets of twins. Members of this class opened Meadow Glen Middle School as the first sixth-grade class there.
168 graduates More than $15.3 million in scholarships This PHS graduating class includes Savannah McLeod, who competes nationally in Barrel Racing and is ranked in the top 10 nationally.
Saturday, June 8, Graduations
On Saturday, June 8, students from Lexington High graduate at 8 a.m., while students from Gilbert High graduate at 12 p.m.
454 graduates About $57.2 million in scholarships This LHS graduating class includes 10 sets of twins and one set of triplets.
199 graduates More than $13 million in scholarships This graduating class is the first class to participate in Crew for all four years at GHS. (Small groups of students meet daily with a faculty Crew leader. Focuses on building relationships, character and service to community.)
Note: Lexington County School District Board of Trustees members will attend the graduation ceremonies. Although we anticipate a quorum, there will be no business conducted.