THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals

The State,        Respondent,

v.

Vino Antwaan Gill,        Appellant,


Appeal From York County
Lee S. Alford, Circuit Court Judge


Unpublished Opinion No. 2003-UP-612
Submitted August 20, 2003 Ė Filed October 21, 2003†


APPEAL DISMISSED


Assistant Appellate Defender Aileen P. Clare, of Columbia, for Appellant.

Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster, Chief Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Charles H. Richardson, all of Columbia;†† and Solicitor Thomas E. Pope, of York, for Respondent.

PER CURIAM:† Vino Antwaan Gill appeals from his guilty plea to disturbing schools, arguing his sentence, though technically legal, was unconstitutionally severe.† Gillís counsel attached to the brief a petition to be relieved as counsel, stating that she had reviewed the record and concluded this appeal lacks merit.† After a thorough review of the record and counselís brief pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967), and State v. Williams, 305 S.C. 116, 406 S.E.2d 357 (1991), we dismiss [1] Gillís appeal and grant counselís motion to be relieved.

APPEAL DISMISSED.

HEARN, C.J., CONNOR and ANDERSON, JJ., concur.


[1] We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.†