Congratulations to all of the Beaufort Academy students who graduated this year. The school celebrated seniors graduating from high school, eighth graders moving up to high school, and Kindergarten students officially becoming part of the elementary school.
Whale Branch High School
Top photo: Whale Branch Principal, Mona Lise Dickson, hugs a graduate.
South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind
The SC School for the Deaf and the Blind was founded in 1849 and is the state’s only specialized school for students who are deaf or blind, with the main campus located in Spartanburg. For more information, visit www.scsdb.org.
Hakeem Green, of Yemassee, will soon graduate from the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind, where he was recently named a Residential Life Student of the Year. After graduation, Hakeem plans to work in maintenance. His job training at the school included basic carpentry, basic welding, workplace safety, food service, housekeeping, groundskeeping, and small business. He was also a member of the color guard while attending the school. He is the son of Renee Wright.
Devante´ Heywood, of Hilton Head Island, also will be graduating from the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind. After graduation, he plans to take photography classes at a community college.
Morgan E. McNeal was one of nearly 600 students who graduated from St. Lawrence University during commencement ceremonies held on May 22 in Canton, N.Y. A graduate of Hilton Head High School, McNeal majored in government and economics and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Lawrence
Cadet John Driscoll Schaaf III, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Schaaf of Whitefish Bay, Wis., graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday, May 21. Schaaf graduated from Academic Magnet High School, Charleston, S.C., in 2012. While at West Point, he concentrated his studies in History: Military w/ Thesis and Defense and Strategic Studies. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the Armor branch and will report to Fort Hood, Texas, for his first assignment. He is the grandson of Jack and Nancy Schaaf of Lady’s Island.