Yadkin student awarded NCACAA scholarship

Yadkin student awarded NCACAA scholarship

Association has announced Elizabeth Earle, Benjamin Rogers, Christy Rucker and Julia Skelton as the 2017 youth scholarship award winners. The scholarship award is being presented to four most deserving students who have exhibited excellence in leadership and community service. North Carolina Association of County Agricultural Agents established this $1,000 scholarship to four member or life members’ children or grandchildren to aid them with tuition at any university of their choice. Christy Rucker is the daughter of Phil and Jennie Rucker from Yadkin County. Rucker will be studying creative writing at…

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Students awarded for achievements, helping others in scholarship haul

Students awarded for achievements, helping others in scholarship haul

LEWISTON — More than $69,000 in local scholarship money was awarded to Johannesburg Lewiston High School students this year at the school’s senior awards ceremony May 31, at Congregational United Church in Lewiston. Danica Nowak, Johannesburg-Lewiston High School counselor who helps students connect with awards and scholarships, said this year she has noticed an increase in community-based scholarships. “It’s nice to see that the scholarship money is increasing because of course tuition rates are also going up,” Nowak said. “I really think that we have a generous community, and I…

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Greenest’ schools awarded

Greenest’ schools awarded

A school from Punjab’s Moga district, a Kendriya Vidyalaya from Hebbal in Karnataka, and a sports school from Sonipat, Haryana, claimed the top honours as the “greenest” schools of 2016 in India. Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar gave away the Green Schools Awards, instituted by the New Delhi-based research and advocacy body Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), here on Wednesday. Five schools from Delhi were also awarded for their contribution to environment such as awareness activities involving students and community, basic infrastructure such as composting pit, rainwater…

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577 Remarkable High School Students Awarded 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships

577 Remarkable High School Students Awarded 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced 577 students from across the nation will receive its prestigious 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships. These young men and women are recognized for their admirable commitment to continuing their education and serving their communities, despite facing significant adversity. Since 1984, Horatio Alger Association has administered one of the nation’s largest privately funded, need-based scholarship programs,…

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