Darlington school board recognizes students with exceptional test scores

January 18, 2019

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Fifteen students earned recognition Monday during the Darlington County Board of Education’s January meeting.

The students either recorded perfect scale scores on the SC READY test or the maximum raw score on the SCPASS test in 2018.

The students and their families packed the board meeting room, where they were recognized by Superintendent Tim Newman; Carlita Davis, the assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and assessment; Warren Jeffords, the board chairman; and their principals. The students posed for photos and received trophies honoring their academic achievements.

For clarity, a perfect scale score can be achieved even when a maximum raw score is not.

The schools listed below indicate where the student attended when he or she took the respective test.

The students who earned perfect scale scores on the SC READY test:

Gianna Bambery, English/language arts, Darlington Middle School.Stella Tew, English/language arts, Hartsville Middle School.Grayson Wint, math, Hartsville Middle School.Jonathan Jordan, math, Spaulding Middle School.

Students with the maximum raw score on the SC READY test:

Louis Baltz, Carolina Elementary School.Abigail Thomas, Carolina Elementary School.Broden Hurd, Carolina Elementary School.Peyton Mendiola, Spaulding Elementary School.Billy Moore, North Hartsville Elementary School.Shreeji Patel, North Hartsville Elementary School.Adamaris Lei, St. John’s Elementary School.Jacob Kiker, Darlington Middle School.Ashley Niu, Hartsville Middle School.

Students with the maximum raw score on the SCPASS test:

Jakayla McKenzie, Darlington Middle School.Landon Cooke, Darlington Middle School .

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