Thomas Heyward Academy senior Samantha Jones received an appointment to the Air Force Academy.
The two-year admission process was topped off by letters of recommendation from U.S. Sen. Tim Scott and U.S. Rep. James Clyburn. 7,600 students applied, 1,200 students were offered appointments.
Samantha has also competed in cheerleading, basketball and is a member of the Clay Target Shooting Team.
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