WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Seventy-two Lexington Two students are being honored as 2022-2023 Myrdis Walker Scholars.
The district program, established in 1990, recognizes African-American students in eighth through 12th grades who have demonstrated academic excellence. It is named for Myrdis Walker, who taught for many years at the former R. Earle Davis Elementary School in Lexington Two.
This year’s inductees from the district's two high schools and four middle schools include:
Busbee Creative Arts Academy: Daysha Belton, Amaru Burley, Keondre Carmichael, Elijah Dalencourt, Isaiah Daniels, Zamiyah Davis, Cailyn Etheredge, Preston Hamlet, Timia Riley, Chaunacy Smith, De'Andre Thompson, Dylan Twiggs, Maison Young
Fulmer Middle School: Sundiata Anderson Jr., Pharaoh Brown, Kailen Gillis, Jeniya Kitchen, Brennan McMillan, Promiz Jordan, Lexxie Standridge, Stacie Wider, Nevaeh Williams
Northside Middle School: Joshua Cooper Brooks, London Duncan, Jeremiah Finley, Jade Frasier, Avery Georgiana-Richardson, Ashilee Harrison, Sage Jenkins, Ari Jones, Antwain Lawson, Faith Martin, Jerome Nunnally-Bates, Xaiver Peart
Pine Ridge Middle School: Cameron Bolden, Devante Carter, Christian Delagrande, Demetrius Dupree, Layla Raysor, Sonia Robinson-Riley, Jaelyn Rivers, Jamyra Scott, Xavier Scott, Damien Taylor, Austin Thompson, Lauren Vereen, Daisha Ward, Noah Williams, Da'marion Young
Airport High School: Johnathan Brown, Naomi Carrie, Vanessa Coleman, Victoria Coleman, Jalisa Conyers, Reagan Dawkins, Makayla Furnace, Akira Jackson, Tierrianna Jenkins, Isbella Lynch, Caleb Raysor, Zionna Richardson, Mia Wilkes-Frink
Brookland-Cayce High School: Kejuan Brown, Kadin Enoch, Sharese Harrell, Isaiah Jackson, Khamarie James, Isaiah Oree, Tia Sumter, Aleiah White, Ariel Whitney, Jordyn Wilson
An induction ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. March 21 at the Lexington Two Innovation Center.