• Valedictorian:
  • Kiara
  • Leanne Taylor
Kiara Taylor

Kiara Taylor

Family: Vernee White and Akira Taylor, parents. Siblings are Ny’kerah Taylor, Tory McCray, Josiah Taylor and Kadyen Taylor.

Awards: Three time Breakfast of Champion Recipient, 2017-18 Delegate for South Carolina Palmetto Girls State, Highest average in numerous courses

Offices held: President of National Honor Society

Extracurricular activities: A member of the volleyball team for four years.

Scholarships: Berkeley Electric Trust Scholarship, Zeta Amicae Scholarship, American Red Cross Scholarship, Gardner Web University Trustee Scholarship, Wingate University Presidential Scholarship, Wingate University Grant, Life Scholarship ($117,950.00)

Career interest: Plan to attend Winthrop University and pursue a career as a Marriage and Family Therapist

Message to fellow classmates: Never stop chasing your dreams. Try your best and you will reach the stars.

  • Salutatorian:
  • Makeba
  • Thambo
Makeba Thambo



Family: Aminah Dean and Osondu Thambo

Awards: Highest average in Chemistry Honors, Government Honors, Economics Honors

Extracurricular activities: National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Renaissance

Scholarships: Order of the Eastern Star, Life Scholarship

Value of scholarships: $20,500

  • Student Ranked Third in Class:
  • Kennedy Payton Eargle
Kennedy Eargle



Family: Monica Lee and Gene Eargle

Awards: Positive Referal, Highest Average, Academic Letter

Offices held: Student Council President in 9th grade

Extracurricular activities: Softball, employed by Chic-Fil-A

Scholarships: Zeta Amicae of Moncks Corner, Moncks Corner Rotary Club, Bonneau Beach Civic Club, Charleston Southern University Educational Oppurtunity Grant, Francis Marion University Grants Aid, College of Charleston Merit Scholarship, Anderson University Grant, Life Scholarship

Value of scholarships: $62,895.00

College attending: Anderson University, criminal justice/forensic science

Career interest: Anthropologist

  • Student Ranked Fourth in Class: J
  • ay’la Shelise Evans
Jay'la Evans

Jay’la Evans

Family: Theresa Green, mother

Awards: 2019 Co Region Player of the Year, All-State x2, All-Region Player, SCBCA All-State

Offices held: Captain of Basketball Team, FFA Reporter

Extracurricular activities: basketball, soccer, Renaissance, FFA, choir member

Scholarships: Cane Achievement Award, UM Coral Grant, Zeta Scholarship, grants and aid, Life Scholarship

Value of scholarships: $112,000

College attending: University of Miami, communication broadcasting journalism

Career interest: Sports Broadcaster

  • Student Ranked Fifth in Class:
  • Rebecca Grace Fort
Rebecca Fort

Rebecca Fort

Family: Steven and Alicia Fort

Awards: Highest Average in Grammar, Academic Letter for “A” honor roll, and Dean’s list at Trident Tech

Scholarships: SC Life Scholarship

Value of scholarships: $20,000.00

College attending: Trident Technical College, animal biology

Career interests: Veterinarian Technician/Veterinarian