Polk County High School seniors rack up scholarships, awards

Published 9:15 am Friday, June 21, 2013

Polk County High School honored a number of students from the Class of 2013 with scholarships and awards during the school’s senior awards day.

Some of the students honored included:

John McAbee with the U.S. Marines Musical Excellence award.

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William Arrowood with the U.S. Marines Scholastic Excellence award and the Nell Fagan/Green Creek Community Scholarship.

Makenzie White with the Tryon Youth Center Scholarship/Tryon Federal Bank/Russell Constance Memorial award, the DAR Good Citizen award and The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina award.

Isla Neel with the Tryon Youth Center Scholarship/Tryon Federal Bank Scholarship in honor of Ray Foster.

Bronwyn Pellatt and Shalyn Brown with the Lutz Foundation Scholarship.

Jo’Nai Dawkins with the Thermal Belt Friendship Council Scholarship.

Victoria Pritchard with the Pea Ridge Community Academic Scholarship.

Emily Hardin, Chelsea Kelly, Makayla Mullis, Lauren Searcy and Lakeyah Simspson with the St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary award.

Jan Engelbrecht, Christina Hackethal, Julie Peterson and Krittitat Prokongsai with Exchange Student recognition

Alec Philpott and Shalyn Brown with Wendy’s Heisman awards.

Savannah Marino with a Culture Club award.

Watch the Bulletin next week for additional award recipients.

– information submitted by Meghan Mauldin