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Did you know Carolina High is ranked #157, Southside High at #142, and Berea High School at #96 and Legacy Early College sits at #73 with a higher graduation rate than all of them!

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Legacy Early College High School, a 4K-12 Charter school located in Greenville SC, is thrilled to announce that one of our own, Irving Oliver, has been named a Gates Scholar for the class of 2023. 

An exemplary scholar at Legacy Early College, Irving Oliver will graduate as the valedictorian of the Legacy’s class of 2023 and a recipient of Gates scholarship. This prestigious award is not only a testament to the dedication and hard work that Irving has put into his academic pursuits but also an attestation of our mission and vision, which is to offer a quality, rigorous, and relevant education leading to college graduation and to empower underserved urban students to become productive, healthy, principled citizens in a changing society.

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Charleston, SC - Legacy Early College, which consists of four campuses serving 1,700 scholars from PreK-to-12th Grade in Greenville, SC, announced this month that it will join the Excellence In Teaching Awards initiative. Inspired by Meeting Street Schools, the innovative effort has been implemented for three years at four Meeting Street Schools’ campuses, and is in its first year of implementation...

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Finding Inspiration at Legacy Early College, 2023 Valedictorian

“I was looking at the people in my life who were really successful, and one of them is Mr. Brown, who was a CPA. So then I thought, accounting is a gen ed course, and I went ahead and took that to see how it is. I think it was the hardest class I’ve ever taken, but it was really fun. I got a good grade and thought, ‘Ok, I’ve got the hang of this.’ Now I want to see how people do this in real life. I knew Mr. Brown had a firm, so I asked him about an internship.”

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Legacy Spotlight on Jayden Williams

Legacy alumnus Jayden Williams' love of writing began with creating short stories and poems in 7th grade.

"One day, I got the idea of writing a book," he said.

Ms. Kumar proved to be a great encourager, though, not only academically but personally as well. Her influence seeped into the pages of Jayden's book, which was still growing. 

In 10th grade, his hard work paid off. Slaying the Spirit of Fear got published.

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