Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

26 Seniors Receive Scholarships from GCS Golf Tournament Proceeds

26 Seniors Receive Scholarships from GCS Golf Tournament ProceedsGreenville County Schools has awarded $39,000 in GCS Golf Tournament scholarships to 26 seniors at a luncheon sponsored by Greenville County Schools Foundation. Seventeen recipients were chosen from entries received from District employees’ children. The remaining scholarship winners were selected from students’ applications across the school system. Over the past 22 years, more than $500,000 has been awarded to high school seniors as part of the GCS Scholarship Program.

Judges for this year’s scholarship program were: Danielle Staggers Dyer, Assistant Director, Bridges to a Brighter Future; Mary Capers Bledsoe, Executive Director, SC YMCA Youth in Government and Teen Services; and Chris Haines, Coordinator of School-Based Mental Health Programs, Greenville Mental Health Center.

The 22st annual Greenville County Schools Golf Tournament was held last fall at Pebble Creek Club.

2018 Scholarship Recipients

Berea High School

  • Sydney Maness, University of South Carolina

Blue Ridge High

  • Hayden Lines, College of Charleston
  • Courtney Snow, Clemson University

Carolina High and Academy

  • Ellery McNeill, Winthrop University Honors College

Eastside High

  • Brooke Mowatt, University of South Carolina

Greenville High Academy

  • Kyndra Holmes, Clemson University
  • Shaler Smith, University of Georgia

Greer High

  • Amanda Farmer, Clemson University

Hillcrest High

  • Jared Danko, University of South Carolina
  • Kara Devine, Emory University
  • Cierra Oliveira, Clemson University
  • Hannah Swift, Clemson University

JL Mann High Academy

  • Hannah Buford, Clemson University
  • Benjamin Godfrey, Clemson University
  • Micayla McMahon, Clemson University Honors College

Mauldin High

  • Alexandra McNair, Clemson University
  • Erin Phillips, Emory University
  • Julia McElhinny, Undecided

Riverside High

  • Clark Derrick, Clemson University

Southside High

  • Oscar Guillen, Furman University

Travelers Rest High

  • Madison Bruce, University of South Carolina

Wade Hampton High

  • Juliana Franco, Clemson University
  • Caedmon Storm, Clemson University

Woodmont High

  • Madison Miro, Clemson University
  • Morgan Scott, The Juilliard School
  • Aaron Wells, Clemson University

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