During the April meeting of the AEDC Woman’s Club, the group awarded its five annual scholarship for $1,000 to area seniors.
Winners this school year were Chloe Spry, of Coffee County High School, Christian Rider of Huntland, Jacob Henley of Tullahoma, Blake Pickett of Franklin County and Jessica McDaniel, the inaugural recipient from Blue Monarch.
Spry has a 4.0 grade point average at CHS. She is a member of Future Business Leaders of America, varsity basketball team, Coffee County Youth Leadership and has performed many hours of community service, including the Annual Dusty Elam Benefit. Her future plans are to be a Nurse P T.
Christian Rider, of Huntland High School, has 4.0 GPA and ranks number one in class of 70. Rider is co-captain of the varsity football team, treasurer of National Honor Society. He will attend Chattanooga State Community College majoring in Physical Therapy.
Jacob Henley, Tullahoma High School, works at Celtic Cup as a gardener. He volunteers at Tullahoma’s Community Garden and plans to attend Chattanooga State Community College to study botany.
Blake Pickett, of Franklin County High School, has 4.0 GPA and is ranked first of 287 students . He is a member of Beta Club, National Honor Society. Named to the Baseball District 8-AAA All District Team, and the Class of 2019 selected him “Most Likely to be Remembered.” He tutors elementary students and earned college credits from Motlow while attending high school. He will be attending Tennessee Tech.
Jessica McDaniel is the first recipient from Blue Monarch. She works hard at Blue Monarch to make a better life for herself and her children. She will obtain her degree from Colorado Technical University in business administration.