RECOGNITION OF SENIOR 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

In addition to the $1,000 RE/MAX Awenasa Scholarship, Maddox Addy has also been awarded the Crumley Roberts Next-Step Scholarship for $2,500, for a total of $3,500. Addy plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kyle Ammons will attend Western Carolina University. In addition to a $750 Jackson County Genealogical Society award, he will receive the $10,000 Jack and Judy Bronson Honors College Scholarship, the $1,000 Staff Senate Scholarship, the $1,000 Michael Buckner Scholarship and the $100 C. Joseph Carter Scholarship for a total of $12,850.

Ashley Clark plans to attend Tusculum University this fall. In addition to a $750 Jackson County Genealogical Society award and a $1,500 Vietnam Veterans award, she has earned the Tusculum University Spirit Squad Athletic Scholarship, the North Carolina HOSA St. Andrews University Scholarship for $1,250 and the $500 Great Smiles Ortho Scholarship. Her awards total more than $4,000.

In addition to the Delta Kappa Gamma $1200 education scholarship, Ella Jamison has also received the Ingles Scholarship of $1,000. Her awards total $2,200. She plans to attend Western Carolina University.

Raegan Larreau plans to attend the University of Utah in the fall. She has been awarded the University of Utah Flagship Scholarship valued at $14,000 per year for four years. Her awards total $56,000.

Cody Miller has been awarded the Robinson Family Scholarship valued at $2,000. Cody plans to attend North Carolina State University this fall.

Marqualand Norris has been awarded a full-ride scholarship for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth Study Abroad program in the country of Maldova for the coming year. When he returns, he plans to attend Swarthmore College where he has been awarded the Swarthmore College Scholarship valued at $64,118.

In addition to the Smoky Mountain High School Athletic Boosters award of $500 and the Tommy Clayton Scholarship for $1,500, Natalie Parris has been awarded the WNC Regional Scholarship for $1000, the Jerry Johnson Scholarship for $540, and the Brinson Honors College Distinguished Scholarship for $2,500 per year. Her awards total $13,540. She will attend Western Carolina University this fall.

Krishna Patel plans to attend North Carolina State University this fall. In addition to a Jackson County Genealogy Scholarship for $750, she has been awarded the Edgar S. Woolard Business Scholarship for $3500 per year and the North Carolina State Merit Scholarship for $15,919 per year. Her awards total $78,426.

Delaney Rodriguez is the recipient of the Silver Award, Media and Entertainment Category, from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation valued at $1,000. In addition, she has been awarded the Carolina Covenant Scholarship for $14,939 per year for four years. Her awards total $60,756. She plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this fall.

In addition to winning the PEO STAR Scholarship for $2,500, Norah Ruebel has been awarded three separate scholarships from North Carolina State University where she will be attending this fall. The three scholarships total $6,200 for an awards total of $8,700.

Tishara Sneed has been awarded the Lenoir-Rhyne Scholarship valued at $13,000 per year. Her awards total $52,000. She will be attending Lenoir-Rhyne University in the fall.

Kenya Wright plans to attend North Carolina State University this fall. She has earned the NC State Pack Promise Scholarship of $24,985 per year. Her award totals $99,940.

The total value of all of these scholarships plus the other community awards mentioned earlier is more than $480,000.

 

COMMUNITY AWARDS

 

Tommy Clayton Scholarship ($1,500): Natalie Parris.

RE/MAX Awenasa Realty Scholarship ($1,000): 

Maddox Addy.

Lyle Cabe Golf Scholarship ($500): Allison Macke.

Jackson County Genealogy Society Scholarships ($750 each): Kyle Ammons, Ashley Clark, Kaleb Franks, 

Cody Miller, Krishna Patel and Carisa Tilley.

Randy Hooper Agriculture Scholarship ($1,500):  

Jared Bumgarner.

The PEO Sisterhood Star Scholarship ($2,500): 

Norah Ruebel.

Smoky Mountain High School Athletic Boosters Award ($500): Natalie Parris, Lawson Wike.

The Alpha Iota Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society Scholarship ($1,200): Ella Jamison.

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 994 Scholarship ($1,500): Ellie Broom, Ashley Clark.

North Carolina State Employees Credit Union Foundation Scholarship ($10,000): Willow Messer, Victoria Wlosok.

 

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

 

New Century Scholars Seniors

The following seniors have completed all of the academic and service requirements expected through the New Century Scholars program. This effort has earned them a four-year college scholarship to Southwestern Community College and Western Carolina University: Luke Ammons, Dacota Cameron, Kylei Clark, Kaleb Franks, Bianca Lopez, Tailynn McAlister, Liberty O’Neal, Samantha Tilley, Alexander Valdez Hensley and Forrest Ward.

 

Students who earned Platinum scores

 on WorkKeys Exam

All students who have taken the courses necessary to complete a CTE pathway are required to take the ACT WorkKeys exam. The following students earned Platinum, the highest score possible, on the WorkKeys exam: Katie Allison, Kassidy Coggins, Chase Davis, Hannah Lillard, Jared Mincey, Natalie Parris, Toby Shook and Julianna Welch.

Thursday, June 10

Franklin at Smoky Mountain (varsity and JV baseball, 4 p.m.)

SM in Mountain Six Conference Tennis Tournament at Brevard

Tuesday, June 15

2-A West Wrestling Regionals at Pisgah