▪ Eleven York and Lancaster county students were among 111 who graduated May 30 from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics. They are: Aspen Golden, John McElvenny, Emmaleigh Messer and Olivia Smithson, all of Clover; Wil Carpenter, Lake Wylie; Leslie Galvez and Jamison Hite, both of Rock Hill; Dae Bigach and Mary Lyn Mitchell, both of York; and Brooke Christensen and Faith Mitchell, both of Lancaster.
▪ Paige Bryson and Rachel Capps, both of Clover, won $1,500 scholarships offered to children of York County veterans from the GFWC-York County Women’s Club. Both are graduates of Clover High School.
Bryson, daughter of Air Force veteran Suree Bryson, plans to attend York Technical College to pursue a nursing degree. Capps, daughter of Navy veteran Eric Capps, plans to attend Clemson University where she will major in environmental science.
Funding for the scholarships was provided by club fundraising events and a grant from the GFWC-SC Progress Foundation.
▪ Carmaria Ryan of South Pointe High School and Myles White of Northwestern High School were awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Central City Optimist Club.
Other scholarships awarded were $500 each to Deshaun McFadden of Rock Hill High and Brogan Gaskill of Northwestern High and $250 each to Evan Cooper of Rock Hill High and Breanna Spears of South Pointe High.