Beaufort News

33 graduate from Hilton Head Christian

The 33 students of Hilton Head Christian Academy's Class of 2011 graduated Saturday in the school's gymnasium.

Total amount of scholarship money earned by the graduates: More than $2.6 million

Speakers: Each graduate gave a brief speech, concluding with the salutatorian and valedictorian.

Valedictorian: Lauren Ziegler earned a 5.05 grade point average and plans to study biology or chemistry in a pre-medical track at Furman University.

Salutatorian: Joshua Beste earned a 4.90 grade point average and plans to study engineering at Clemson University.

From the principal: "The Class of 2011 is a blend of unique personalities who have grown together over the years. As a class, they enjoy hanging out together and serving their school and community. They will leave a legacy of enthusiasm, care for others and being positive role models for the younger students." -- Upper School principal Larry Green

Class of 2011:

Jamie Elizabeth Abbott

Ryan Earl Atwood

Anna Louise Bensch

Joshua William Beste

Melissa Marlene Bundy

Kathleen Anne Burke

Ryan Hunter Cash

Jaden Lee Colella

Jacob Brian Crandall

Emily Hope Cranston

Bailey Marie Davis

Jessica Taylor Day

Ryan Edward Emery

Eric Michael Farr

Luke Royal Fuller

Logan Elizabeth Graves

Hannah Leigh Haire

Brett Caldwell Jenkins

Kelly Rose Johnson

Andrew Burgan Lewis

John David Meeder

Heather Gwendolyn Oliver

Elizabeth Elaine Pugatch

Justin Robert Remegi

Luke Michael Sirgo

Alison Elizabeth Skipper

Ryan Michael Smith

John-Taylor Stones

Jayne Morgan Taylor

Daniel JaBrook Tucker

Chandler Marsh Vilcheck

Tyshawn D'Andre Walls

Lauren Marie Ziegler