WEST COLUMBIA, SC -- Forty-nine Lexington Two students have been inducted into the Myrdis Walker Scholars program.
The program recognizes district African-American students in eighth through 12th grades who have demonstrated the potential to excel in academics. An induction ceremony was held Feb. 15.
Eligible students must be identified as gifted, according to the South Carolina criteria, or have acquired a class rank in the top 15 percent of his/her high school class. An additional goal of the program is to establish a peer support group of outstanding African-American student scholars in the district. The program is named for Myrdis Walker, an inspiring educator who taught for many years at R. Earle Davis Elementary School in Lexington Two.
This year’s inductees include:
Busbee Creative Arts Academy
Keelen Cooper Brooks
Pine Ridge Middle