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86 students named Academic Scholars at FMU

         FLORENCE, S.C. – Eighty-six students have accepted scholarships and are expected to enroll in the freshman class of 2008. Scholarship awards were presented to the most deserving recipients in four categories. These categories included the Patriot Scholars, Academic Distinction, Academic Excellence and the Pee Dee Scholars.  

        These scholarships were granted based on superior academic excellence and leadership in the community. The Francis Marion Scholarship program aims to recognize students who exceed expectations at their perspective high schools and who meet the grade point average standard of a 3.0 or higher and an SAT score of 1100 or higher.



Berkeley: Kendra Drayton; Angela Nick

Cheraw: Stephanie Moore

Chester: Alexander Melton

Columbia: Veronica Paxton

Conway: Zachary Lascell; Erica Gibbons; Matthew Lee; Whitley Mims

Darlington: Casey Miller; Amanda Thompson; Jennifer Ward; Tyler Boyd; Agnes Polk

Dillon: Summer Arrington; Brittaney Herring; Danielle Myers; Randy Branch; Tiffany Phillips

Florence: Kathryn Boyd; James-Madison Dean; Jamie Crighton; John Duncan; Rachel Geddings; Zachary Keefe; Lindsay Kleinknecht; Donald Koser; Sarah Martin; Rebecca Miles; Riley O’Neal; Frank Pezzimenti; Matthew Phillips; Charles Powell; Stephanie Rogers; Richard Smith; Sarah Smith; Austin Smith; Harrison Taylor; Allison Triplett; Elizabeth Velicky; Matthew Tedder

Georgetown: Matthew Drapeau

Hartsville: Jeffrey Gardner; Robert Hawkins, Jonathan Rainey; Nicholas Watkins

Hemingway: John Curtis Lewis; Sidney Marlowe; Brian Owens; Jalisa Porchea; Ellen Stone

Johnsonville: Tracy Ruetterman; Meredith Welch; Whitney Wilson

Lake City: Mallory Brayboy; Kirby Ethridge; Darby Sauls; Allison Woodberry

Lexington: John Brasche; Santanna Byrd; Corbett Lewis

Kershaw: Matthew Kirkland

Manning: La-Rita Dingle

Marion: Jarrrott Hooks; Amber Powell; Reginald Reynolds; Jacob Tucker

Mullins: Johnathan Elliot; Steven Smith

Myrtle Beach: Kandis Buie

Nichols: Carrie Daniels; Heather Patterson

North Charleston: Elizabeth Crosby

Oconee: Letitia McGuffin

Orangeburg: Elizabeth Fogle; Bashir Hamidi Vadeghan; Magdalene Laursen

Pamplico: Nicole Carraway

Quinby: Benjamin Johnson

Simpsonville: Zachary Wilson

Sumter: Brent Chappell

Spartanburg: Cassandra Carstensen




Louisville: Emily Myers           



Waldorf: Casey Durham

Gaithersburg: Erin Sullivan



Brooklyn: Dione Johnson


#195 / 5-16-08

Last Published: August 4, 2008 3:00 PM
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