WEST COLUMBIA, SC – Thirty-six Lexington Two high school students qualified for the South Carolina Seal of Biliteracy, an award from the SC Department of Education that recognizes students who have attained proficiency in English and another language by graduation.
Students are recognized for their levels of mastery in testing, with Gold being the highest. The Seal of Biliteracy may appear on the student’s diploma or a separate certificate, and it may include a notation that appears on a graduating senior’s transcript.
Following are the Lexington Two high school students, the language they qualified in, and their testing level of mastery in that language. All of these students are juniors or seniors.
Airport High School
Spanish: Dayanara Arrellano Bernal (Silver), Brianna Cruz (Gold), Angeline Hernandez-Pernia (Bronze), Melissa Mar Morales (Gold), Mailyn Meza (Silver), Luis Moroyoqui (Silver), Martir Munoz Fernandez (Silver), Juan Pelayo-Velasco (Silver), Isidra Lisette Perez (Bronze), Mark Ritchie (Bronze), Yadielys Rivera (Silver), Abigail Santamaria (Bronze), Zuneida Solis-Miravete (Silver), Monica Ulloa Fajardo (Silver), Briseyda Vazquez (Bronze), Gracyn Whitaker (Bronze)
German and Polish: Jacob Kaminski (Silver in both)
Brookland-Cayce High School
Chinese: Zoe Partin (Silver)
Latin: Sydney Artlip (Bronze), Kenlee Cassella (Bronze), Norah Kay (Bronze), Riley Moore (Bronze), Ryan Springs (Bronze), Mason Stowers (Bronze)
Spanish: Brayan Alvarenga (Gold), Maximus Alejandro Fernandez-Nunez (Gold), Juana Flores (Gold), Amber Lara-Lopez (Silver), Naomi Martinez Juarez (Silver), Gladys Mejia (Gold), Angelly Michelle Ramirez Martinez (Gold), Josue Soriano Cruz (Silver), Laura Rubio-Reyes (Silver), Isis Yazmin Urrutia Arellano (Silver), Atzhiri Torres Castanon (Silver)
These Lexington Two students were recognized for their achievement at the May 18 board meeting.