101 students graduate from Whale Branch Early College High School

sbowman@beaufortgazette.comJune 4, 2014 

The 101 students of Whale Branch Early College High School's Class of 2014 graduated Wednesday in a ceremony in the school's athletic complex.

Total amount of scholarship money earned by graduates: $2,880,600

Speakers: Seniors Michelle Haruka Gee, Madison Lexus Auten and Raina Kelila Bryan.

Valedictorian: Michelle Haruka Gee earned a 4.494 grade point average and will attend Clemson University to study engineering. Gee also graduated from the Technical College of the Lowcountry with associate of arts and science degrees.

Salutatorian (tie): Madison Lexus Auten earned a 4.461 grade point average and will attend Penn State University to study archaeology. Auten also graduated from the Technical College of the Lowcountry with associate of arts and science degrees.

Salutatorian (tie): Raina Kelila Bryan earned a 4.461 grade point average and will attend the University of South Carolina Upstate to major in pre-medicine. Bryan also graduated from the Technical College of the Lowcountry with associate of arts and science degrees.

From the principal: "This graduating class is the first group that has been at Whale Branch Early College High School for four years. They have shown tremendous promise at being successful in their future endeavors. There are 16 TCL graduates among this group, seven with associate degrees and five of them with double associate degrees. Thirty-four members of this class will be graduating with college credits. This is a huge increase over the past two years. I am proud of their efforts and commend them for their perseverance. They are leaving a legacy for Warriors coming after them to follow." -- Priscilla Drake

Whale Branch Early College High School Class of 2014:

John Jay Abney

Ashley Marie Adams

Juanisha Monifah Allen

Stephanie Allen

Fredricka Shenta Alston

Madison Lexus Auten

Chad Tyler Babbitt

Nicholas Belegrinos

Marcus David Bell

Raquel Lynn Bright

Damian Armand Brown

Khadejah Daeshiona Brown

Otis Gerald Bryan

Raina Kelila Bryan

J'Son Treyjaun Dar'rell Campbell

Richard Gaylor Cavenaugh

Kenneth Chisholm

Jasmine Chisolm

Denzel Cortiz Daniel

Michael Angelo Dantzler

Chaquetta Shiswan Dawson

E'lexus Marie Donaldson

Fredeesha Viola Drayton

Tevin Ja'Quan Drayton

Ashanti Tykeria Evans

Johnny Quanshai Fields

Javon Derrian Gardner

Michelle Haruka Gee

Devonta Shaque Glover

Laquasha Tiera Graham

Caitlin Danielle Grant

Octavious Aronel Grayson

Shaun Malik Harley

Darielle Brianna Harris

Zachary Robert Haskett

Austin Logan Holbrook

Prince Moses ZechariahIsrael

Dustin Antonin Press Jagos

Caroline Deanna Jenkins

Brandon Nicholas Jordan

Alexis Lachelle Kelly

Alexis Kyra Latson

Maya Alexis Linyard

Byron Tavon Lloyd

Deonne Latrell Lykes

Danielle Cherita Mack

Patrick Shane Mackey

Destini Shavontay Major

Genesis Shalai Major-Milledge

Tashyana Kareen McCollum

Emanie Keyette McGhee

Casser Darrell Markace Middleton

Simeon Jerome Middleton

Jessica Ja'Quan Milledge

Mikhaela Shae'quan Shaquel Milledge

Max Eugene Minter-Ford

Dameon Trayvon Moultrie

Tyrone Sam Moultrie

Ciandra Ny'Asia Mulligan

Demetria Dyasia Mulligan

Brittani Bernik Obie

Jessica Tayler Coleman Odell

Elizabeth Orie Peeples

Jale'el Taario Pringle

Ryan Edward Reed

Cynthia Dashay Rivers

Brianna Marie Roberts

Rietta Nia'jah Salters

Stephon Dominic Sarmiento-Hollins

Shelby Lynn Saunders

James Michael Scott

Tierra Simone Scott

Milton Uvense Serrano Mundo

Dara Amadi Shakir

Chavone DelmegaSimmons

Renee Lexus Smalls

Victoria Nicole Smalls

Idai'Sha Shaquera Smith

Maurice Antonio Smith

Justin Elijah Tyrell Spidell

Dominique Taishaun Maurice Spikes

Jasmine Mone' Stewart

Michaela Ruth Thompson

Christopher Joshua Rodriguez Wallace

Courtney Alexandra Wallace

Akeera Monique Washington

Emily Rose Watson

Rashod Jimar Williams

Sabrina Samone Williams

Shaterika Victoria Williams

Akaila Monae Wilson

Shamari Trinay Wright

Mekeba Breana Young

Jonathon Charles Zuniga

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