2023 SDPC Graduation Information

About the Graduates

Daniel High School
Number in Class: 299
Valedictorian: Toby Cox
Salutatorian: Wade Groff
Scholarship Total: $5,500,000

Daniel High School 2023 Valedictorian: Toby Cox
Daniel High School 2023 Salutatorian: Wade Groff

Easley High School
Number in Class: 406
Valedictorian: William Ethan Hammer
Salutatorian: Lydia Rosemary Branham
Scholarship Total: $6,932,144

Easley High School 2023 Valedictorian: William Ethan Hammer
Easley High School 2023 Salutatorian: Lydia Rosemary Branham

Liberty High School
Number in Class: 150
Valedictorian: Samantha Robyn Holliday
Salutatorian: Kayden Bradley Elrod
Scholarship total: $2,040,778

Liberty High School 2023 Valedictorian: Samantha Robyn Holliday
Liberty High School 2023 Salutatorian: Kayden Bradley Elrod

Pickens High School
Number in Class: 313
Valedictorian: June Simms
Salutatorian: Chen Lin
Scholarship total: $4,618,092

Pickens High School 2023 Valedictorian: June Simms
Pickens High School 2023 Salutatorian: Chen Lin

Pictures of our Valedictorians and Salutatorians can be downloaded here.

Graduation Ceremonies

The School District of Pickens County’s Class of 2023 will graduate at Clemson’s Littlejohn Coliseum on May 27, 2023. Littlejohn Coliseum is located at Clemson University: 219 Perimeter Rd., Clemson, SC 29634.

  • No tickets will be necessary to attend graduation.
  • Doors will open an hour before ceremonies for guest arrival. Seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Parties are encouraged to arrive together as holding vacant seats is discouraged.
  • SECURITY: Note that there is a Clear Bag Policy  for Littlejohn ColiseumA Clear Bag Policy will be in effect for all graduates and guests. All bags entering Littlejohn Coliseum must be clear plastic or vinyl and not exceed the dimensions of 12” x 6” x 12”. One-gallon clear plastic freezer bags are also accepted. Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand (no larger than 4.5” x 6.5”) will be permitted. Patrons will still be able to carry other items into the coliseum, such as cameras (without cases) and smart phones.

Directions and Parking

Click for Driving Directions – bit.ly/DirectionstoSDPCGraduation

SDPC Graduation Parking MAP

Graduation Shuttle MAP

  • There will be shuttle buses picking up and dropping off guests at the locations indicated on this map.

Livestream Information

SDPC will also plan to Livestream the ceremonies for friends and family members who are not able to attend in
person. More detailed information and the streaming links are also posted on this website: www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/graduation2023

Daniel High School Livestream URL: https://vimeo.com/event/3365335

Easley High School Livestream URL: https://vimeo.com/event/3364979

Liberty High School Livestream URL: https://vimeo.com/event/3365340

Pickens High School Livestream URL: https://vimeo.com/event/3365351

School Contact Information

Daniel High School Contact David Rhyne
Phone: 864-397-2921
Email: davidrhyne@pickens.k12.sc.us
School Address 140 Blue and Gold Boulevard
Central, SC 29630

Easley High School Contact Chris Martin
Phone: 864-397-3122
Email: chrismartin@pickens.k12.sc.us
School Address 154 Green Wave Boulevard
Easley, SC 29642

Liberty High School Contact Angie Burgess
Phone: 864-397-2600 ext. 2604
Email: angieburgess@pickens.k12.sc.us
School Address: 124 Red Devil Drive
Liberty, SC 29657

Liberty High School Contact Ansley Cudd
Phone: 864-397-3623
Email: ansleycudd@pickens.k12.sc.us
School Address: 150 Blue Flame Drive
Pickens, SC 29671