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River Bluff student wins Lexington Chamber and Visitor Center's Doris Burkett Scholarship

Lexington, SC 06/13/ 2023 - River Bluff High School is proud to announce that senior Tane'zha Mingo has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious Doris Burkett Scholarship, presented by the Lexington Chamber and Visitor Center. The scholarship, valued at $5,000, was awarded to Tane'zha during a special ceremony held this morning, honoring her outstanding academic achievements, community involvement, and leadership qualities.


The Doris Burkett Scholarship, named after the revered philanthropist and advocate for education, is awarded annually to a graduating high school student in recognition of their exceptional accomplishments and potential to make a positive impact in their community. This year, Tane'zha Mingo stood out among a competitive pool of candidates, showcasing not only her impressive academic record but also her unwavering dedication to serving others.


Throughout her high school journey, Tane'zha has consistently demonstrated an exceptional commitment to her studies, achieving remarkable grades and earning accolades for her academic excellence. Beyond the classroom, she has been an active participant in numerous extracurricular activities, showcasing her leadership skills. Tane'zha's ability to balance her academics with her involvement in community service truly sets her apart as an exceptional role model for her peers.


River Bluff High School, along with the Lexington Chamber and Visitor Center, congratulates Tane'zha Mingo on this remarkable achievement. This scholarship not only recognizes her exceptional accomplishments thus far but also serves as a testament to her immense potential for future success. Tane'zha's commitment to academic excellence, leadership, and community service aligns perfectly with the values upheld by the Doris Burkett Scholarship.


The Lexington Chamber and Visitor Center, a staunch advocate for education and community growth, is delighted to award this scholarship to such a deserving recipient. They firmly believe that Tane'zha's commitment to excellence will continue to shine as she pursues her higher education goals and embarks on a bright future.


Tane'zha Mingo plans to attend the University of South Carolina in the fall, where she will major in Political Science and continue to make a positive impact in her community. With the Doris Burkett Scholarship by her side, Tane'zha is well-equipped to achieve her aspirations and leave a lasting legacy.

PHOTO CAPTION #1: Tane'zha Mingo, student, and Sherry Mingo, mother

PHOTO CAPTION #2 (left to right): Jacob Smith, River Bluff Principal, Gerrita Postlewait Lex One Superintendent, Tane'zha Mingo, Angelle Laborde, Lexington Chamber President and CEO, Shawn Stinson Lexington Chamber Chair.




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