Scholarships Totaling Almost $637,000 Awarded to Members of DCHS Senior Class

May 19, 2011
by: 
Dwayne Page
Class of 2011 Assembled for Senior Awards Day
DCHS Scholarship Award Winners presented by Civic Groups, Businesses, and Branch
DCHS Seniors who have earned a 93 or higher grade point average throughout their
Thirteen DCHS College and University Scholarship Award Winners

Almost $637,000 in scholarships were awarded to forty three members of the Class of 2011 at DeKalb County High School during Thursday's annual Senior Awards Day program.

Representatives of colleges, universities, branches of the armed services, businesses, civic groups, and other organizations made the presentations.

Three of the largest scholarship awards were presented by branches of the military. Dillion Brown will receive an award totaling $130,000 for his enlistment in the United States Air Force. Mitch Young was presented a scholarship in the amount of $100,000 for his enlistment in the United States Air National Guard and a U.S. Navy award for $63,000 went to John Counts.

Meanwhile, Martha Webb and Elicia Cantrell received two of the largest college scholarships. Maryville College presented Webb an award for $60,000 and Cantrell received a scholarship in the amount of $52,000 from Charleston Southern University.

Other scholarship award recipients and the amounts are as follows:

Clark Adcock:
Agee Oil- $1,500
Anthony Duane Trapp Memorial- $1,000
DeKalb Firefighters- $500
DeKalb Soil Conservation District- $500

Jessica Alderman:
Liberty State Bank- $1,000

Caleb Bain:
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home- $500

Dillion Brown:
USAF Enlistment- $130,000

Wesley Burchfield:
Smithville Rotary- $750

Tyler Caldwell:
Cumberland University- $18,200
David Wayne Alexander Memorial- $1,000

Britney Campbell:
DCHS Beta Club-$500
Tennessee Tech Academic Service- $10,000
Tennessee Tech Phi Delta Kappa- $500

Elicia Cantrell:
Charleston Southern University- $52,000
DeKalb Democratic Party- $500
Jolly Angels- $1,000
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home- $500

Jessica Cantrell:
Amvets Auxiliary- $250

Logan Clark:
Cumberland University- $10,500
Jeff Garrett Memorial- $500

John Counts:
U.S. Navy- $63,000

Kelly Cubbins:
Smithville Business & Professional Women's Club- $500

Ethan Duke:
CIC Foundation- $10,800
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle Excellence- $10,000

Brady Evans:
DeKalb Fire Fighters- $500
DTC McAllen Foutch Memorial- $8,000
Jolly Angels- $1,000
Tennessee Tech University Avo Anderson Memorial- $1,000
Tennessee Tech University Golden Eagle Excellence- $10,000
Tennessee Tech University Tommy Burks Memorial-$750

Dalton Fish:
Leadership DeKalb- $750

Katie Frazier:
DeKalb Farmers Coop- $500
DeKalb Funeral Chapel- $500
Eddie Crips Memorial-$1,000
Forever Friends Scholarship- $1,500

Nick Hale:
Rotary Math Award- $100
Tennessee Tech University Golden Eagle Excellence- $10,000

Randall Hansard:
BASF Scholarship- $20,000
Kyle & Kenny Robinson Memorial- $1,000

Cole Hawker:
CIC Foundation- $10,800

Rachel Hendrixson:
Smithville Rotary- $750

Jessica Hodges:
Dailey & Vincent-$2,000
DeKalb Community Hospital- $500
Ditcharo & Johnson Orthodontics-$500
Jolly Angels- $1,000
Smithville Business & Professional Women's Club-$500

Dane Holeton:
Amvets- $250

Nioakah Johnson:
Jolly Angels-$1,000
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle Excellence- $10,000

Cameron Lester:
Scottish Rite- $1,000

Samantha Lewis:
DeKalb Retired Teachers- $750

Brittany Malone:
Class of 1966- $500
DeKalb Funeral Chapel- $500
Kyle & Kenny Robinson Memorial- $1,000

Shelby Mulloy:
Elzie & Nell McBride Scholarship- $500

Olivia Norton:
Jolly Angels- $1,000
Mentor Scholarship- $5,000
Smithville Women's Club- $500
DCHS Student Council Scholarship- $500

Heather Owens:
Mentor Scholarship-$5,000

Weston Rhody:
Class of 1969- $250

Dylan Roller:
Crowley's Ridge College- $2,200

Shane Salley:
Roane State Athletic- $7,000

Tyler Seymour:
Mentor Scholarship- $5,000

Devin Thomas:
Clay Edwards Memorial Tiger Pride- $500
Lucille Stewart Memorial- $8,000

Zach Vantrease:
DeKalb PTO- $300
Tennessee Tech University Alumni- $4,000

Trent Vickers:
Dailey & Vincent- $2,000

Vickey Vickers:
DeKalb Retired Teachers- $750
FCCLA- $200
Tennessee Tech University W. Clyde & Marie Hyder Scholarship- $1,000
Doyle & Melford Stone Smith Scholarship- $750
Lucille Stewart Memorial- $8,000

Martha Webb:
Maryville College- $60,000
Smithville Rotary- $750

Camry White:
DeKalb Republican Women- $500
First Bank- $500

Michael Whitefield:
Rotary Vocation Award- $100

Destry Wiggins:
Alan Hooper Memorial- $500
Roane State Athletic- $7,000

Quincie Winchester:
CIC Foundation- $10,800
Liberty State Bank- $1,000

Mitch Young:
USNG Enlistment- $100,000

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