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LAMAR, S.C. − Fifty-five Lamar High School seniors graduated Friday at Donald R. Poole Stadium.

Salutatorian Payton Brooke Stephens and valedictorian Effie Marie Copeland addressed their classmates while diplomas were handed out by Principal Marlon L. Thomas, Assistant Principal Susan Lear and Athletic Director Carlos Burgess.

Graduating members of the Class of 2021 are:

Heidi Anderson

Janyia Blyther

Kamyiah Brown

Donald Brunson Jr.

Ra’zell Byrd

Gabriel Castrillon

Maurice Ceasar

Dylan Chapman

Keonte Charles

Tynasia Clark

Ja’Nasia Cooper

Effie Copeland

Zykiah Dixon

Tavaris Dolford

Lataisha Drakeford

Justin Dubose

Destiny English

Tyra Gainey

Jamieson Garner

Heaven Gilmore

Santaysia Greene

Ja’Shyia Ham

Aaliyah Hawkins

Derrick Higgins

Sara Hodges

Aiana Hodges

Tiana Hodges

Dustin Holloman

Emily Hyman

Terrance Jackson Jr.

JiaQuell James

Rashad Johnson

Kimberly Joyner

Amber Knotts

Christopher Langston

Kimberly Langston

Kay Mayo

Anthony McFadden

Elizabeth Mote-Cortes

DeaQuashia Robinson

Ahman Simon

Payton Stephens

Matthew Stevenson Jr.

Ty’Jana Sumter

Cody Sutton

Dantzler Tyner

Charley Walker

Rylan Weaver

Devarious Wilson

Kennedy Windham

Darius Wingate

Nakayla Wingate

Nakeema Wingate

Celeste Woodham

Jayla Woods


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