Fourteen Cardinal Newman Seniors Recognized by the Columbia Urban League

Our outstanding African American high school seniors will be recognized this weekend by the Columbia Urban League . They will Livestream the event at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, 2021, via their Facebook and YouTube channels at

Students are selected for their hard work, dedication, and excellence in one or more of the following areas: academics, the arts, leadership, technology, and athletics. The Urban League will also highlight students who have received special recognition in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This program recognizes African-American high school seniors' accomplishments in Allendale, Clarendon, Fairfield, Florence, Kershaw, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Newberry, Richland, and Sumter counties. This year’s theme is “Achievement Matters.” Achievement is the sustaining legacy of Black History Month.

Join us in congratulating the following seniors on being selected for this recognition:

Elon Barbee

Joshua Beadle

Julia Brooks

Silas Christie

Courtney Crowder

Sh’onna Golston

Amanda Grubb

Teresa Florence

Jasmine Hogan 

Jordan Martin

Chandler McIntosh

Shanye Monsanto

Meredith Walters

Matthew Wooten