South Carolina Virtual Charter School hosts successful Scripps Spelling Bee program

January 8, 2024

South Carolina Virtual Charter School (SCVCS), a tuition-free public virtual charter school in South Carolina, successfully hosted a Scripps Spelling Bee program event on Friday, January 5 at SCVCS’s flagship location. This competition marked the school’s inaugural participation in the Scripps program, with 24 SCVCS competitors from across the state. The winner from this year’s event was eighth grade student, Alayna Lanier.

Lanier will now advance to regionals in March with the opportunity to compete nationally in Washington, D.C. in May. The spelling bee exemplifies SCVCS’s commitment to fostering academic excellence by providing in-person events for students.

“We enjoyed hosting our first-ever Scripps Spelling Bee program and celebrating our students’ success,” said Dr. Cherry Daniel, Head of School at SCVCS. “This event shows SCVCS’s commitment to strong community bonds with in-person events while also fostering academic excellence among all students.”

While SCVCS harnesses the power of virtual learning to provide students with an education without limits imposed by financial hardships or geographic location, the school also prioritizes in-person opportunities for students to advance the school’s culture. SCVCS provides an excellent quality education to all students while giving them the essential skills and values they need to succeed in an increasingly interconnected world.


About South Carolina Virtual Charter School

South Carolina Virtual Charter School is a tuition-free public virtual charter school that utilizes a research-based, world-class curriculum to provide an individualized, rigorous, standards-based virtual education to students in the State of South Carolina. SCVCS provides a virtual education opportunity for students in grades K through 12 in each county and district throughout South Carolina. All courses are thoroughly vetted to ensure they meet the requirements of the South Carolina State Standards. Follow SCVCS on Facebook and learn more at