Florence One releases class of 2010 statistics

Florence, SC - From Florence School District One:

FLORENCE, SC - Florence School District One announces its end-of-year statistics for the graduating class of 2010.

Of the 932 graduates in Florence One, 767 of them will attend a post secondary institution of higher learning.  This year, the Florence One Class of 2010 earned $11,728,686 in scholarships.

Other highlights among the Class of 2010 include the selection of three All-State Academic Team members, one West Point appointment, 44 Palmetto Fellows, 310 Life Scholarship recipients, three National Merit Finalists and 11 South Carolina Board of Education Academic Achievement Honorees.

Valedictorian and salutatorians, respectively for the class of 2010 include:  South Florence's Kimberly Diane Simon and Kylie Margaret Cribb, West Florence's Melanie Rachel Payne and Lindsay Kiersten Miranda, and Wilson's Blake Alexander Palles and Jason Joseph Pierce.