Several area high schools are holding commencement exercises and recognizing honor graduates this weekend. They are:
Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School
Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School held its 2014 graduation exercises Friday night in the high school gym. Valedictorian is Paul Darby Glenn and salutatorian is Wilmont Singleton Gilland IV.
Branchville High School
Branchville High School held its 2014 graduation exercises Friday night with honor graduates speaking. The class valedictorian was Micaela Virginia Ecklar and the salutatorian was Anderson Lee Patrick.
Denmark-Olar High School
Denmark-Olar High School held its 2014 graduation Friday night at the high school gym with honor graduates speaking. Travante James was valedictorian and Taylor Donaldson was salutatorian.
Edisto High School
Commencement exercises for Edisto High School were held Friday night at the Seventh-Day Adventist South Atlantic Conference Center in Orangeburg. Alyssa Kathryn Broeker is this year’s valedictorian. The salutatorian is MaryKay Elizabeth Estees.
Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High School
The 2014 commencement exercises for Hunter-Kinard-Tyler High School were held Friday night in the Clarence B. Jenkins Gymnasium with Gloria Kirkland speaking. Valedictorian was Tiandra Lashae Heyward and salutatorian was Kealaysha Qua’Dajah Perry.
Bethune-Bowman High School
Bethune-Bowman High School will hold its commencement exercises at noon today in the school’s gymnasium. The valedictorian is Taylore Simone Hunter. The salutatorian is Taleyah D’Nay Boyd.
North High School
North High School will hold its 2014 commencement service at 3 p.m. today in the school’s gymnasium. The valedictorian is Anntionette Shamontee Bloome. The salutatorian is Tyrell Xavier Jamison.
Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School
The commencement exercises for Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School will be held at 9 a.m. today at Oliver C. Dawson Stadium on the campus of South Carolina State University. The valedictorian is Latoya Elaine Charley. The salutatorian is Kai Jamila Jamison.