Tennis State Champions

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Thomas Brown, Chandler Stone & Pierce Thompson

Sophomore Thomas Brown won the boys’ singles championship in the S.C. Independent School Association State Open Tennis Tournament, and the team of junior Chandler Stone and senior Pierce Thompson won the boys’ doubles championship. The doubles team of sophomore Hunter Hendrix and junior Tradd Stover advanced to the finals, freshman Zan Beasley advanced to the girls’ semifinals, and senior Trey Davis advanced to the boys’ semifinals. The boys tennis team is coached by Mr. Chuck McCord and the girls team is coached by Mrs. Debby Williams.

Click on the link below to read the article in The Sumter Item: http://www.theitem.com/stories/wilson-hall-trio-wins-in-scisa-state-open,243693

Pennies for Patients

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Carter Dwight & Kendall Brogdon

The school raised $5,056 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through the Pennies for Patients campaign in which students in preschool through twelfth grade participated. The project was coordinated by the Key Club which is led by senior and president Kendall Brogdon and is advised by Mr. Ben McIver. In the fall Wilson Hall raised $1,964 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through the Give Green project.

 

Charity: Water

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Sarena Clifton, Mackenzie Lecher, Taylor Hall & Lindsey Tisdale

Wilson Hall’s chapter of Charity: Water, a non-profit organization that brings clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations, has raised approximately $1,000 since the start of the school year. Led by senior and club president Taylor Hall, the club sponsors bake sales each Monday to raise funds to donate to the charity. Mrs. Sheri Singleton is the advisor for the club.

Seven Palmetto Fellow Scholars

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Chase Belk, Simmons deHoll, Carter Dwight, Addie Singleton, Kendall Brogdon, Raines Waggett & Dex Buschor

The following seniors are eligible to receive the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship administered by the S.C. Commission on Higher Education: Chase Belk, Kendall Brogdon, Dex Buschor, Simmons deHoll, Carter Dwight, Addie Singleton and Raines Waggett. This merit-based scholarship program was established to recognize the most academically talented high school seniors in South Carolina. Palmetto Fellows may receive up to $6,700 for their freshman year and up to $7,500 for the sophomore, junior and senior years. To be eligible students must meet one of the following two sets of requirements: minimum score of 1200 on the SAT by November, a minimum GPA of 3.5 at the end of the junior year, and rank in the top six-percent of the class at the end of the sophomore or junior year; or a minimum 1400 on the SAT by November and a minimum GPA of 4.0 by the end of the junior year.

Belk Named Citadel Scholar

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Chase Belk

Senior Chase Belk was named a Citadel Scholar by The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. The scholarship, valued at $92,446, covers the full cost of tuition, student fees, and room and board. Recipients of the scholarship, which is awarded to the top incoming freshmen based on SAT scores and academic records, visited the college’s campus for a series of interviews prior to the award.