SOUTH CAROLINA (WTOC) - The Coastal Community Foundation announced its first class of Reverend Pinckney Scholars.
The foundation honors Senator Clementa Pinckney and eight others who were shot and killed at Emanuel AME church in Charleston.
The students will receive about $80,000 during their college career. Four of them are from local, Lowcountry schools.
Henry Jones from Beaufort High, Christian Carter from Battery Creek and Kayla Hasty and Carmen Hamilton, both from Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School.