Pellat receives Frank & Sybil H. Giordano Scholarship

Published 12:24 pm Thursday, July 18, 2013

The admissions department of the University of North Carolina at Asheville is recently announced that Bronwyn Pellat is the recipient of the Frank & Sybil H. Giordano Scholarship.

Pellat attended all four years at Polk County High School. She is the daughter of Carol Lynn Jackson of Saluda and Mark Pellat of Morganton, N.C.

Bronwyn Pellat had a very active scholastic high school career. She was active in Key Club, Interact Club, Green Team, SAGA and was the founder and president of Speak, the PCHS creative writing club. In addition Pellat participated on the school soccer team, cross country team and the winter track team.

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The Giordano Scholarship covers the entire costs of the freshman year at UNC-Asheville. In 2013-14 the estimated value is approximately $16,000.

Applicants for this scholarship must attend Polk County High School for at least three of their four years of high school studies. The applicants are interviewed by a committee of local residents.

The Giordano Scholarship Committee includes Judy Arledge, Frank Giordano, Richard Smith, John Vining and Tawana Weicker.

Pellatt will enter UNC-Asheville this fall as a freshman.

– article submitted by John Vining