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Darius Smith graduates from Ashley Ridge High School on May 25, 2019.

Dorchester County District 2 graduated over 1,700 seniors in ceremonies on May 25, 2019. The graduating class is among the largest in the history of Dorchester District 2.

1,757 seniors received diplomas and among those were 248 distinguished honor graduates and 211 honor graduates. All of these numbers were increases from last years totals.

The 2019 class also bolsters 74 recipients of the South Carolina Achievement Honors award and 278 students were given Diplomas of Distinction. 54 students were able to graduate from the district's early college program and receive an Associate Degree along with their diploma.

The district also graduated 25 students from special education programs.

The amount of scholarships received by students is $42,874,039.