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UNION — The University of South Carolina held its annual Junior Scholars’ Program on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 7 p.m. on the USC Union campus.

There were over 110 upstate high school juniors from 13 different schools nominated for this program by their guidance counselors. The nominations are based on the students’ academics and community service.

This year’s keynote speaker was Miss South Carolina Brooke Mosteller who gave a speech on her platform, “Go Higher,” which helps high school seniors through the college application process.

After the program guests were invited to a reception in honor of the Junior Scholars.

Students who attended this ceremony were:

• James Hambright from Blacksburg High School

• Bradly McShane, Joseph Adams and Daniel Adams from Broome High School

• Caleb Moore, Sabrina Callicutt, Brandi Drummond and Naisha Goggins from Clinton High School

• Alexis McCoy from Clover High School

• Joshua McHam from Gaffney High School

• Glen Lewis-Wilson, Joseph Felker, Desiree Belsom from Laurens Academy

• Emily Wessinger from Laurens High School

• Verniea Robinson, Tyler Ulch and Ryan Studer from Mid-Carolina High School

• Kensley Hill, Casey Stepp and Taylor Gregory from Union Christian Day School

• Hayden Osbourne, Ronnie Woodruff, Baylee Turner, Denise Cipriano and Shameek White from Union County High School

• Amy Andrews, Andrea Bowers and William Lominack from Whitmire Community School

• Daysha Meredith from Woodruff High School

• Jamel Parham, Sarah Jarrett, Mitchell Trotter, Haley Giles, Taylor Ramsey, Megan Burley, Nicholas Arnold, Marlin Moya and Brooklyn Mason from York Comprehensive High School.

For more information about University of South Carolina Union, please call (864) 429-USCU.

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