Ashland Community and Technical College has awarded 84 scholarships to graduating high school students in the region.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement, potential for college success and financial need. The scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year total over $56,000 per semester. The recipients are listed below by high school.
From Boyd County High School: Courtney Cook, Cody Corey, William Crum, Mason Dalton, Joseph George, Sadie Morris, Ryan Owens, Anthony Peterman, Jesse Tackett and Patrick Thovson.
From Dawson-Bryant High School: Deanna Bentley and Jacob Myers.
From East Carter High School: Bradley Blackburn, Leah Cordle, Halle Holbrook, Cory Tarazon and Stephen Yates.
From Elliott County High School: Payton Gilliam and Whitley Goodpaster.
From Fairview High School: Emily Burton, Kerri Butler, Brianna Cornwell, Kevanna Daniels, Sarah Dunn, Katie Everman, Sarah Fraley, Shania Grant, Cody Gullett, Naedeine Gussler, Victoria Hamrick, Scarlett Holbrook-Ozman, Braden Johnson, Madison Kirk, Ashley Miller, Brooke Mills, Shelby Nelson, Rebecca Sergent, Ekaterina Shitova, Rebecca Thompson, Kari Waddell and Paula Wechsler
From Greenup County High School: Emily Bond, Madison Buchanan, Eric Collinsworth, Reece Dillion, Kayla Leadingham, Luke Meerach, Ashton Quillen, Tyler Quillen, Cameron Royster, Houston Russell, Micah Short, Nicholas Speta and Dawntae Willis.
From Ironton High School: Chase McFann, Tanner Price, Aaron Sanders, Charles Scott, Victoria Starr and Hunter Weber.
From Lawrence County High School: Kassandra Adkins, Hanna Daniels, Alison Horton, Dakota Sturgill and Kayla Thompson.
From Paul G. Blazer High School: Erica Broughton, Jestin Cantrell, Courtney Castle, Alex Donalson, Austin Hicks, Chyenne Hill, Aaron Lewis and Alfred White.
From Raceland High School: Austin Baldridge, Sarah Fenney, Emily Haney, Kristen Hughes.and Kimberly Manis.
From Rosehill Christian School: Nathaniel Reynolds.
From Russell High School: Jayden Derasin, Taylor Hayden, Angel Hood and Andrew Hughes.
Also Samuel Lucke, a home-schooled student from Russell.
Scholarships can supplement other forms of college financial aid, such as federal and state grants, to help pay college expenses. ACTC scholarship funds are provided by businesses, organizations and individuals to make college more accessible for area residents.
For information on establishing student scholarships, contact Willie McCullough, Dean
Resource Development and External Affairs, email email@example.com.