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Miller David, a 6-year-old first-grader at St. Andrew’s School of Math and Science, says that his favorite things in life are his family, his birthday (that he wanted to announce was on April 17), his friends and the subjects of math and science at school. He also says that he loves to win races. 

At only 13 years old, Cooper Comer already knows that working hard and being dedicated is the way to succeed. He is an eighth grader at Trinity Classical Academy and also a triathlete.

When Jenna Zimmermann won the Charleston County School District’s spelling bee back in January as a fifth grader, beating out many sixth, seventh and eighth graders, she was shocked and proud.

When an eighth-grader tells you she had a hard time deciding between wanting to be a pediatric heart surgeon or a neurosurgeon when she grows up, you listen. At times during my interview with Lyndsay Dalton, who attends Laing Middle School, I forgot that I was speaking to a child. As a strai…

Although sixth-grader Alayna Ancrum is already a standout student at C.E. Williams Middle School in West Ashley, making great grades alone isn’t enough. “I want to make sure others excel as well,” she says. “I want to help my classmates be ‘A’ students, too.”

For Brent Ebarle, an eighth grade student at Cane Bay Middle School, preparing for the Berkeley County School District’s annual district-wide middle school spelling bee, held on January 19, 2018, was more than just a challenging academic endeavor. For him, it was a major personal achievement…

Sandy Otap, a senior at the University School of the Lowcountry, is constantly focused on her dream of becoming a zoologist.

Like any normal 6-year-old, Harper Haselden enjoys spending time with her friends and family, has many different interests and is quite fond of kindergarten. But after the holiday break, Haselden did not return to her kindergarten class. Instead, this high-achiever was moved up to the first …

It’s rare to find a fifth-grade student that possesses such humility and initiative as Sydney Fischer, says Eddie Crosby, current assistant principal at Newington Elementary School in Summerville. Crosby has been in education for 17 years and is almost speechless at how fantastic a kid she is.

Katniss Everdeen has some competition — as do hundreds of ninth-grade girls in South Carolina. Wadmalaw Island’s Ella Kindt is not only an exceptional student, but she’s the No. 1 female archer in the state for her age. Even more impressive — it’s only her third year officially competing.

Two local girls are putting their energy and crafting skills to good use at Sangaree Intermediate. Together Luci Haueisen, 11, and Olivia Russell, 10, created The Great Girls Group to create and sell custom goods to raise money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, all under the supervision of…