ASHVILLE – Scholarships were awarded Tuesday to 12 high school seniors from throughout St. Clair County during the regular meeting of the County Commission.
Gentry Shows, government affairs manager with Advanced Disposal, presented the annual scholarships to each student.
“We look forward to doing this every year,” he said. “We’ve been doing this for over 20 years now. This is the favorite day of the year for me. It’s a pleasure to stand here and try to help these outstanding young people as they further their education. We believe in investing in the communities and we feel like the youth in each community are our best investments.”
Those receiving scholarships included D’Angelo Jamar Williams and Sarah Grace Henderson from Ashville High School; Avery Anna Cathryn Eastis and Kayla Michelle Riggs from Moody High; Hollie Rebekah Thweatt and John Peter Dugaduga Halog from Pell City High; Savannah Rose Jackson and Jacob Shawn Phillips from Ragland Higg; Sarah Jordan Murphree and Taylor Grant Cheeley from Springville High; and Taylor Shaye England and Garrett Sanders from St. Clair County High.
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