2020 Joye Scholarship Winners

The Joye Law Firm awarded $12,000 in college scholarships to deserving high school seniors from South Carolina. Six students were awarded a $2,000 Joye Law Firm Scholarship. This year, each student also nominated a teacher for recognition.

Thank you to our scholars, teachers, and families. We look forward to next year’s scholarship program, which will kick off in February 2021.

Joye Law Firm Scholarship Recipients

Zaria Frazier is a graduate of Goose Creek High School. She will be attending Francis Marion University and plans to become a neonatal nurse or Nurse Practitioner. Her favorite teacher? Meghan Angelo: “She really dedicates her time and energy to her students.”


Payton Abbott graduated from Fort Dorchester High School in Summerville. She will attend Trident Tech and plans to become a pediatric nurse. Payton nominated her teacher, Hillary Deering. “She has shown me what it means to be a good person, and how much change you can make in the community.”


Angelina Hernandez graduated from R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston. She will be attending the University of South Carolina to study Business in preparation for a career in Accounting. She nominated her Latin teacher, Melissa Graham.


Roderick Gaines graduated from Spring Valley High School in Columbia, SC. He will be studying at the University of South Carolina in preparation for a career as a pediatrician. He nominated his Honors English teacher, Robert Grice: “I learned so much about creative writing from him.”


Vidhi Patel is a graduate of Carolina Forest High School in Conway, South Carolina. She will study Biology at The University of South Carolina Honors College and plans to pursue a career in Anesthesiology or Dentistry. She nominated her Government and Politics teacher, Georgianna Holley: “As we connected information we learned from each country, I was able to gain a new point of view on the topics we learned.”


Konnor Richardson graduated from Clinton High School, where he was a four-year athlete. He plans to pursue a career as a physical therapist after college. He nominated his teacher, Jennifer Howard: “Mrs. Howard is an awesome teacher. She makes learning fun and personally meaningful.”

Congratulations to all! We wish you luck in all of your future endeavors and feel lucky to be part of your journey.

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