Below is a gallery of 10 photos from the June 9, 2012 Luncheon
at the Columbia Marriott. All photographs are courtesy of Jeremy
Fleming, 2004 Scholar, and Allen and Maurica Easler. Allen is a 1998 Scholar.
James Francis and Maude Busch Byrnes are known as "Pop" and "Mom" to generations of Byrnes Scholars.
The Byrnes Scholars held their 49th annual awards luncheon June 9 with more than130 Byrnes Scholars and Friends of The James F. Byrnes Foundation attending.
The luncheon introduced the 2012 scholars and recognized the 2008 scholars as they make the transition from college into the working world.
The 2012 class of Byrnes Scholars is:
Jewel Eckmyer, from Aiken SC, attending Charleston Southern University
Erika Hubbard, from North SC, attending Clemson University
Susannah Nunamaker, from Blair SC, attending Lander University
Jeffrey Tyler Peake, from Aiken SC, attending USC – Columbia
Chad Pope, from Aiken SC, attending USC – Columbia
Savannah Weber, from Summerville SC, attending USC – Columbia
The graduating scholars, from the 2008 scholars class are:
Benjamin Rudolph Pope, Beaufort SC, graduated from Clemson University
Alexandra Trabolsky, Myrtle Beach SC, graduated from College of Charleston
Faith Frances Waitman, Landrum SC, graduated from Wofford University
Brittany Victoria Greene, * Moncks Corner SC, graduated from Clemson University
Tianna Jalissa Gallishaw, *Andrews SC, graduated from Clemson University
Joshua Edward Blackburn, Aynor SC, graduated from Clemson University
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