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.