Horry Co. graduates earn big bucks

Horry County, SC - HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County's 2010 graduating class earns big bucks before heading off to college.

Students graduating from Horry County Schools earned $42.4 million in scholarships collectively.

Among the district's nine high schools, 53 percent of the 2,126 graduates earned scholarships and 73 percent plan to attend either a two-year or four-year college or university.

Of those students attending a post secondary school, 42 percent plan to attend a four-year college or university and 31 percent plan to attend a two-year college.

Four percent of graduates plan to join the armed forces, and 10 percent plan to enter immediate employment.

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