8 Spartanburg High School seniors named National Merit semifinalists

Here’s a roundup of education news around the Spartanburg area this week.

8 students names semifinalists

Eight Spartanburg High School seniors were recently recognized as National Merit Semifinalists as part of the scholarship program. In order to qualify as a Semifinalist, students take the Preliminary SAT Test (PSAT) and are the highest scorers in each of the 50 states. 

Honorees are Will Beeson, Ilan Falcon, Tristen Godfrey, Andrew (Drew) Lawton, Jackson Van Hyning, Jacob Price, Harrison VanVleet, and Alexander (Xander) Woodfin. They were among 197 students encompassing public, private, and homeschools across South Carolina to achieve the ranking nationwide.

These eight students represent the top 1% of our nation’s high school seniors.

Fifty-one graduates celebrated in virtual commencement

Fifty-one students from around the world celebrated their graduation from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, on Saturday, September 19, 2020, during the college’s first-ever virtual

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