DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington County School District music teachers are singing the praises of 14 high school students named to the 2018 South Carolina All-State Chorus and four elementary students named to the Elementary State Honor Choir this year.

“We are so proud of these students and teachers who are committed to building excellence in their programs,” said Marisa Johnson, the district’s arts and innovative programs coordinator. “Way to go and job well done.”

Under the direction of chorus director Jim Beaumier, 11 students from Hartsville High School made the All-State Chorus:

>> Carl Johnson, senior.

>> Archie Torain, senior.

>> Christopher Beasley, senior.

>> JaDira Fields, senior.

>> Elianna Thompson, senior.

>> Larissa Berger, junior.

>> Lee Saxton, junior.

>> Khalif Muhammad, senior.

>> Diaz Jones, sophomore.

>> John Ropp, sophomore.

>> Logan Vlachoyannis, sophomore.

Led by band and chorus director Cole Davis, three students from Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology made the All-State Chorus:

>> Landen Allen, junior.

>> Tyler Coleman, senior.

>> Adrian Pooler, sophomore.

Four Darlington County School District students were named to the Elementary State Honor Choir. Those students and their teachers:

>> Nyshayla Cade, Brockington Elementary Magnet School fifth-grader (Chloe Spitzer).

>> Aliyah Brown, Rosenwald Elementary/Middle School fifth-grader (Chloe Spitzer).

>> Haylei Gee, Spaulding Elementary School fifth-grader (Dawn Kirven).

>> Calliope Williams, Thornwell School for the Arts fourth-grader (Brandon Hutson).

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