The 2017 Horry County Schools graduating class had a record year.
The class of 2,531 graduates was the largest in district history, and the members collectively earned a record $87.5 million in scholarship offers according to statistics provided by the school district.
The previous record of $67.6 million was set in 2015.
Thirteen percent of the graduates earned an honors diploma, up from 10 percent in 2016.
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Of all graduates, 76 percent planned to go to college, which is down from 78 percent in 2016. Forty-two percent planned on attending a four-year school and 32 percent planned to attend a two-year school.
Of the college-bound graduates, 85 percent planned to go to a school in South Carolina.
Of the 1,932 graduates planning on going to a post-secondary school, 77 percent qualified for awards supported by the South Carolina Education Lottery, an increase of 5 percent from 2016.
Five percent planned to go into the armed forces and 10 percent planned to start working immediately, according to the district statistics.