LAURINBURG — Shaw Academy’s largest graduating class earned diplomas this week.
There were 22 graduates in the class with 20 participating in this year’s ceremony on the campus of Shaw Academy.
Tim Johnson, Shaw Academy’s Teacher of the Year, delivered the speech to the graduates and more than 200 family members and friends.
Scotland High School band played Pomp and Circumstance as the graduates entered.
The Shaw Academy Class of 2016 included: Yamain La’Quesha Alford, Keayre Ayinde Allen, Tahler Raine Bullard, Dewayne Dewitt Caple, Jr., Ryan Austin Caulder, Christopher Lamont Chavis, Brandon Michael Dameron, Miyonda Shydia Elliott, Calvin Dewayne Ferguson,Jr., Antonio Tyrone Ingram, Desmond Shaeem Johnson, Mamoudou Kaba, Tyeshia Lashawn Love, Cathy Lane Maynor, Darius Presley McClendon, Katrina Lynn McDougald, Tiomb’e Ta-Janae’ Murdaugh, DeAsia LaNae Patterson, Chelsea Lynn Phillips, Tyquan Daishawn Spencer, Ariel Lauren Stubbs, Harrison Mykheal Whitley.