13 Lexington Two middle schoolers named SC Junior Scholars

WEST COLUMBIA, SC -- Thirteen Lexington Two middle school students have been named South Carolina Junior Scholars.


The program, developed by the SC Department of Education, identifies eighth-graders with high scholastic achievement and intellectual ability through PSAT/NMSQT testing and other criteria, sponsoring special opportunities through South Carolina colleges and universities, as well as the Governor’s School for Science and Math, according to the department website.


Lexington Two’s Junior Scholars include: 

Busbee Creative Arts Academy: Jayson Mikkleson, Lily Petermann 

Fulmer Middle School:  Carly Bryant, Anthony Carr, Avery McCree, Olivia McIntosh, Creighton Pumphrey 

Northside Middle School: Elliot Bridges, Ariyana Kyzer, Andrew Roberts, Emma Sturkie 

Pine Ridge Middle School: Jaquan Huggins, Caroline Zueger


The students were recognized at the April 28 Board of Trustees meeting.