Polk County Community Foundation awards 2018 scholarships

Published 8:00 am Thursday, June 28, 2018

Since 1975, the Polk County Community Foundation receives charitable donations of all sizes from community members and then distributes grants to local nonprofits and educators, as well as plethora of scholarships to students.

The foundation awarded scholarships to the following individuals this year:

Chloe Adair, Abigail Amato, Drew Bailey, Caleb Blackwell, Madison Blackwell, Frederick Burney, Philip Burney, Zachary Byars, Caleb Cantrell, Julio Chavez, Rachel Childers, Robert “Luke” Collins, Ashley Cortney, Wyatt Derkach, Savannah Devine, Julia “Callie” Dunn, Allison Edwards, Elijah Edwards, Carson Forward, Haley Fowler, Maranda Gosnell, Amber Hall, Kendall Hall, Reagan “McKinley” Heatherly, Emily Hogan, Connor Holtz, Dietrich Jackson, Benjamin Kellar, John “John Lucas” Kornmayer, Haley Lawter, James “Matt” Loman, Isabella Marino, Carson Marshall, Evan McCarthy, Rylee McDowell, Curnel McLain, Melanie Metcalf, Henry Monts, Kiara O’Shields, Autumn Owen, Holden Owens, Devin Panchyshyn, Zoe Parsons, Mariela Ramirez-Camacho, Lacey Reed, Brianna Richardson, Luke Rogers, Hannah Ruff, Noriana Saunderson, Katherine Scarlett, Paige Schlabach, Carisa Sellers, Mackenzie Smith, McKenzie Staley, Rachel Stechschulte, John “Payton” Stott, Braeden Sullivan, Catherine Waddell, Lane Walls, Megan Ward, Taylor Warren, Charles “Jake” Weis, Austin Wilson, Autumn Wilson, Madison Wise, Jared Wolfe, Karli Wood and Emmett Zacharias.

For more information about scholarships, grants or charitable giving options, people may contact the Polk County Community Foundation by visiting 255 S.  Trade St., Tryon, calling 828-859-5314, or visiting polkccf.org.

– Submitted by

Tonya Staley