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Heritage Academy honors 38 graduates

Members of the Heritage Academy's class of 2011 stand for the invocation during the school's commencement exercises at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Wednesday.
Members of the Heritage Academy's class of 2011 stand for the invocation during the school's commencement exercises at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Wednesday. Jay Karr/ The Island Packet

The 38 students of Heritage Academy's Class of 2011 graduated Wednesday at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.

Total amount of scholarship money earned by the graduates: More than $1.7 million.

Speakers: Valedictorian and salutatorian, with an invocation by student Matthew Moucharafieh.

Valedictorian: Brian White earned a 4.85 grade point average and plans to study molecular biology at Princeton University.

Salutatorian: Austin Powell earned a 4.40 grade point average and plans to study business at North Carolina State University.

From the principal: "The world will soon benefit from this class's vigor, intelligence, leadership, and willingness to serve others. Our world is further enhanced as the successful Class of 2011 commences with their academic, athletic and arts pursuits. ... We will indeed miss the rich international tapestry of friendship and personalities as well as the personal integrity and motivation of the Class of 2011." -- Head of school Gloria Shoemaker

Heritage Academy's Class of 2011:

Matthew Jon Adams

Garrett Michael Barnes

Derek Michael Brinker

Lewis Billing Bumgardner

Courtney Lynn Collett

Caroline Miller Dula

Charlie Michael William Durman

Alberto Esponda Campollo

Nico Del Rosario Evangelista

Carter Dylan Gaskill

Stanislas Gautier

Pablo Gerboles Parrilla

Patrick Halim

Joshua Stephen Hopwood

Noriko Inoue

Davis Hubert Keough

Minami Levonowich

Yifan Liu

Skyler Alexander Mednick

Alexandru Mihai

Sydney Alexandra Moscowitz

Molly O'Koniewski

Yuri Otsuka

Rika Park

Alexandru Andrei Pasareanu

Paige Elizabeth Pomerene

Austin Powell

Benedetta Radice Fossati

Caroline P. Roberson

Ryan Douglas David Roberts

Miguel Solorzano Amaya

Peter Surovi

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