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HCS students named semifinalists for the US Senate Youth Scholarshi

Senate Youth scholarship Two Horry County Schools’ students are among 10 South Carolina semifinalists for the 2018 US Senate Youth Scholarship Competition.

Two Horry County Schools’ students are among 10 South Carolina semifinalists for the 2018 US Senate Youth Scholarship Competition. Myrtle Beach High School’s Matthew Belissary and John Patrick Daly of both the Academy for the Arts, Science and Technology and Carolina Forest High School will travel to Columbia on November 28 for the final round of competition. While in Columbia, semifinalists will be recognized and honored by State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman at an awards luncheon scheduled at noon at the South Carolina Department of Education’s Rutledge Conference Center.

From the semifinalists, two winning student delegates will be selected to receive a $10,000 scholarship to apply toward undergraduate college expenses. In addition, winning delegates will receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. next March for an opportunity to observe the federal government and Supreme Court in session. 

Two alternates will be selected from the group of semifinalists, in the event that a winning delegate is not able to attend the trip to Washington, D.C. South Carolina’s two winning delegates and two alternates will be announced by December 10.

For more information about the US Senate Youth Scholarship Program, visit https://ussenateyouth.org/