29 from Southwest Roanoke County receive scholarships
On Monday, May 14, the Roanoke County Public Schools Education Foundation held their annual scholarship awards ceremony at Hidden Valley High School.
The following Southwest Roanoke County students received scholarships:
- Cory Sayers, HVHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Alena Hamrick, HVHS, Pepsi-Cola Company Scholarship
- Hannah Radford, HVHS, Laurence E. Poteat, Jr. Scholarship
- Vanessa Smauldon, HVHS/BCAT, Deanna Gordon Scholarship
- Harleen Singh, HVHS/BCAT, Engineering Program Scholarship
- Taylor Early, CSHS, Corrugated Container Corporation Scholarship
- Liz Williams, CSHS, D.J. Higginbotham Memorial Scholarship
- Jessi Buckley, CSHS, Susan Ashley Carter Memorial Scholarship
- Meredith Young, CSHS, Ronald M. Martin Memorial Scholarship
- Danielle Ferguson, CSHS, Sara Lee Allen Memorial Scholarship
- Danielle Stump, CSHS, Lynn W. Saunders Softball Scholarship
- Mark Mercier, CSHS, Hartwell Glass Memorial Scholarship
- Ryan Gladfelter, CSHS, Jessica Elaine Duff Memorial Scholarship
- Lucas Otruba, HVHS, Tom Farrell Memorial Scholarship
- Ashleigh Torres, HVHS, Brenda King Memorial Scholarship
- Abigail Ayers, HVHS, Mary Ohlheiser Shepard Memorial Scholarship
- Liza Rosa, HVHS, Student Advisory Council Scholarship
- Meredith Blevins, HVHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Jerry Huang, CSHS/BCAT, General Foundation Scholarship
- Alexander Jones, HVHS/BCAT, General Foundation Scholarship
- Corbin Boodee, CSHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Mary Louisa Britt, CSHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Carrie Burke, CSHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Kathryn Cotter, CSHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Emily Wright, CSHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Robert Chernault, HVHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Amanda Davis, HVHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Carissa Henderson, HVHS, General Foundation Scholarship
- Alexy Hernandez, HVHS, General Foundation Scholarship
Read on for the news release, shared by Chuck Lionberger of Roanoke County Public Schools.
The Roanoke County Public Schools Education Foundation held their annual scholarship awards presentation May 14 at Hidden Valley High School. In all, the Foundation awarded 83 scholarships totaling $61,000.
“These scholarships are being awarded to outstanding young men and women who are the best of the best in Roanoke County Public Schools,” said Foundation chairman Lenora Downing. “The scholarship selection committee had a very difficult time selecting the winners from many outstanding applications,” Downing added.
“We would not be able to award these scholarships without the generous donations of our sponsors and individual donors,” said Downing. “We very much appreciate all their support,” Downing added.
Since its inception in 1991 the Roanoke County Public Schools Education Foundation has awarded more than $1.25 million in scholarships to students and classroom teachers. Much of the funding for these scholarships comes from individual and corporate donations. To learn more about the Education Foundation, please see their website.