High school valedictorians and salutatorians

(Cover photo credit: RDNE Stock project/Pexels)

Congratulations to the Class of 2023. Here are some of the valedictorians and salutatorians from area high schools.

Columbia County Class of 2023 Graduation Information

Commencement for the Columbia County School District graduating class of 2023 will take place on the following dates and times listed below at Evans Towne Center Park:

  • Harlem High School – 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 24, 2023
  • Grovetown High – 9:30 a.m., Thursday, May 25, 2023
  • Lakeside High – 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023
  • Evans High – 9:30 a.m., Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Greenbrier High – 6:30 p.m., Friday, May 26, 2023

Columbia County:

Evans High School:

Greenbrier High School:

Grovetown High School:

Harlem High School:


McDuffie County:

The Thomson High School class of 2023 held its commencement ceremony May 19 in The Brickyard at 612 Main St. in Thomson.

Thomson High School:

Salutatorian Seth Adams, (left) and valedictorian Bryson Massey.


Academy of Richmond County:


Cross Creek:

John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School:

Glenn Hills:


A.R. Johnson Health Science Engineering Magnet School:

T.W. Josey:

Lucy C. Laney:

Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School:



Augusta Preparatory Day School:

Westminster Schools of Augusta

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