Posted: Monday, April 28, 2014

25 Seniors Receive Scholarships from Pepsi-GCS Golf Tournament Proceeds

25 Seniors Receive Scholarships from Pepsi-GCS Golf Tournament ProceedsGreenville County Schools has awarded $29,000 in Pepsi-Greenville County Schools Golf Tournament scholarships to 25 seniors at a luncheon sponsored by Pepsi-Cola of Greenville. Fifteen recipients were chosen from entries received from District employees’ children. The remaining scholarship winners were selected from students’ applications across the school system. More than $400,000 has been awarded to high school seniors in the 18-year history of the Pepsi-GCS Scholarship Program.

The 2014 scholarship recipients are:

  • Berea - Matt Spencer
  • Blue Ridge - Haley Black
  • Blue Ridge - Alyson Craig
  • Carolina High Academy - Josh Hendrix
  • Eastside - Mary Frances Jordan
  • Greenville Sr. High Academy - Jose' Diemer
  • Greer High - Ilse Isidro-Antonio
  • Hillcrest High - Sean Horgan
  • Hillcrest High - Chloe' LeBegue
  • Hillcrest High - Collin Owens
  • J. L. Mann High Academy - Jordan O'Steen
  • J. L. Mann High Academy - Anna Leigh Prochaska
  • Mauldin High - Nikita Deshpande
  • Mauldin High - Zach Girvin
  • Mauldin High - Alex Phillips
  • Riverside High - Ethan Mook
  • Southside High Academy - Abrianna Means
  • Travelers Rest High - Jenny Alexander
  • Travelers Rest High - Kara Thomas
  • Wade Hampton High - Taylor Clarke
  • Wade Hampton High - Madeline Mulkey
  • Wade Hampton High - Bryan Pyle
  • Woodmont High - Adam Alnatour
  • Woodmont High - Hannah Dillingham
  • Woodmont High - Leah Garrett

Judges for this year’s scholarship program were: Tami Miller, LEAD Coordinator for the Greenville Chamber; Mary Capers Bledsoe, Executive Director of the SC YMCA Youth in Government; and David S. Ward, Owner of Shred A Way.

The 18th annual Pepsi/Greenville County Schools Golf Tournament was held last fall at Pebble Creek Club and raised about $30,000 for the scholarships.

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