Columbia students graduate from S.C. School for Deaf and Blind
Contributed by S.C. School for Deaf and Blind
Reginald Richburg II received the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award at the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind. While in high school, Reginald competed in goal ball, football, basketball, wrestling, and track and field. He served as student council vice president.
Upon graduation, Reginald would like to work in construction while taking classes as a community college to better prepare him for work in this field. He is the son of Gloria Wright.
Raekwon Alston of Columbia has graduated from the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind where he played basketball and competed in track and field. He was also active in Student Council and Junior National Association of the Deaf. After graduation, Raekwon hopes to work for FedEx, Amazon, or a body shop.
Raekwon lost his left leg below the knee in the sixth grade during a shooting, but that has not stopped him from competing in sports. He is the son of Tammy Harris.