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Beaufort’s LaRocque recognized at CCU 

Beaufort High School’s Abbigail LaRocque, a theatre arts major, was honored as the Outstanding Sophomore from the Department of Theatre on April 25 by the  Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts at Coastal Carolina University in Conway.

Students in the college were awarded recognition for outstanding academic work within their departments of study in a Student Achievement Award ceremony. Outstanding freshmen, sophomore and junior students were recognized, along with various competition winners.

South Carolina Corps of Cadets commencement 2019

Six students from Beaufort were among the more than 500 members of the S.C. Corps of Cadets accepting diplomas during The Citadel’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 4 in McAlister Field House in Charleston.

Local graduates included Brian Riddle, Edwin Heape (Business administration), Matthew Livingston (Business administration), Sarah Kardohely (Biology), Robert Bowles (Business administration) and John Lee (Civil engineering).

Graduates accepted their diploma from Citadel alumnus Gen. Glenn W. Walters, USMC (Ret.), who was officiating as president for the first time.

Five students honored by Beaufort Academy

The Randy Wall Memorial Fountain is surrounded by 100 bricks and five benches in the Beaufort Academy courtyard honoring five students each year who exemplify one of the Beaufort Academy core values: integrity, intellect, leadership, pride and respect. Each year, Beaufort Academy hosts a ceremony at the memorial fountain with our five core values recipients. This year’s winners: Margaret Aimar (intellect), Jeffery Rushing (integrity), Cierra Haynes (leadership), Jayda Scheper (pride) and Alyssa Lewis (respect).

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