Distinguished Riders and Scholars –

BLYTHEWOOD – Fairfield Central High School’s 2020 valedictorian Sheldon Johnson picked up another scholarship Sunday when the Distinguished Riders Motorcycle Club presented him with a check for $500 at a restaurant in Blythewood. Brian Gray, spokesperson for the club, praised Johnson, who was the third son in his family to be named valedictorian at FCHS […]

It’s a valedictorian hat trick

WINNSBORO – When Sheldon Johnson came home from his after-school job and told his mom, Laura Johnson, that he had been named valedictorian of his class at Fairfield Central High School, it was not the first time she had heard those words. Her other two sons had also graduated from Fairfield Central as valedictorians – […]

State Fair names scholarship recipients

COLUMBIA – Seniors Sheldon Johnson, Fairfield Central High School, and Emily Sparrow, Blythewood High School were recently awarded The South Carolina State Fair’s Ride of Your Life Scholarship. The $6,000 scholarships are awarded at an annual rate of $1,500 and are based on academic and extracurricular achievement, communication skills, need, and completeness of the application. […]