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Darlington, South Carolina (WBTW) – Students walked the stage at several high schools in Darlington County on Friday morning. Students and their families filled the stadium at Darlington High School. Many looked back on last year’s difficulties and looked to the future.
“The pandemic does not define us or our experience, it only strengthened us for the next chapter in our lives,” said Salutatorian Rainward. Here today. “Darlington, Hartsville, Lamar and Mayo high schools all held ceremonies.
“COVID-19 has brought us a new reality and changed our lives in many ways,” said Valedictorian McKaley Miller. .. Many were aware of an unprecedented era of education.
“When the world stopped in 2020, we all believed that it was only in that class that we faced a crazy senior year,” said Principal Courtney Geerke. Not only at the end of the junior year, but also at the senior year. Gerke urged young adults to play their part in making the world a better place. In addition to the high school diploma, 10 students earned an associate degree.
One student earned another special honor with his diploma. Jacobie Bell won the Heart of the Falcon Award. It is given to students who have a strong influence on their peers and teachers. Bell said he was honored to be recognized.
“I’m overwhelmed. Often I feel that your achievements are overlooked. Then God does this to remind you that you haven’t forgotten. “Bell said. change. “Bell plans to study music education and hopes to return to Darlington High as a teacher someday.
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