Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Twenty GCS Seniors Awarded $1,200 Scholarships from Pepsi - GCS Golf Tournament Proceeds


Twenty GCS Seniors Awarded $1,200 Scholarships from Pepsi - GCS Golf Tournament Proceeds

Greenville County Schools has awarded 20 Pepsi-Greenville County Schools Golf Tournament scholarships to seniors at a luncheon sponsored by Pepsi-Cola of Greenville.

The $1,200 scholarship recipients are: Norsaahad Dillard, Berea High; Sierra Whitney Crain, Blue Ridge High; Marissa Leeanne Holland, Carolina High School and Academy; Chase Tyler Nicholson, Eastside High; Ivana Nicole Ford, Greenville Sr. High Academy; Brett McKenzie George, Greenville Sr. High Academy; Lucas Marshall Howell, Greer High; Devin Mitchell Horgan, Hillcrest High; Madison Lee Rewis, Hillcrest High; Brittney Lynn Pirolla, J. L. Mann High Academy; Oby Garrison Lyles, Jr., J. L. Mann High Academy; Courtney Hopkins, Mauldin High; Wayne Jacob Stevenson, Mauldin High; Charlotte How, Riverside High; Michael Porter Knotts, Riverside High; Lael Erica King, Southside High Academy; Misty Marie Brockell, Travelers Rest High; Ashley Faye Kelly, Travelers Rest High; Emily Leann Huff, Wade Hampton High; and Robert Matthew Sims, Woodmont High.

Fifteen recipients –-Sierra Crain, Marissa Holland, Ivana Ford, Lucas Howell, Devin Horgan, Madison Rewis, Brittney Pirolla, Garrison Lyles, Courtney Hopkins, Wayne Stevenson, Michael Knotts, Lael King, Ashley Kelly, Emily Huff, and Rob Sims-- were chosen from entries received from District employees’ children. The remaining scholarship winners were selected from students’ applications across the school system.

Judges for this year’s scholarship program were: Mr. Rob Rhodes, Chairman; Mr. Mark Stewart, Southern Wesleyan University; Ms. Bonita Waters, Greenville Technical College; and Ms. Cheryl McClure, Greenville County Schools.

The 16th annual Pepsi/Greenville County Schools Golf Tournament was held last fall at Pebble Creek Club and raised more than $24,000 for the scholarships.


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