POMEROY — Six $1,000 scholarships were awarded by the Pomeroy High School Alumni Association to graduating seniors who were either grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Pomeroy High School Alumni.
The winners were chosen based on academics. The scholarships were awarded at the annual Pomeroy High School Alumni Banquet which was held Saturday, May 27 in the Meigs High School Cafeteria.
Two Pomeroy Alumni Scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each were awarded to Raeline Reeves, granddaughter of Robert Reeves, Pomeroy High School, Class of 1968, and Angela Morris, granddaughter of Walter Morris, Pomeroy High School, Class of 1959. Both are graduates of Meigs High School. Reeves plans to attend Ohio University and major in psychology. Morris also plans to attend Ohio University to major in accounting and business economics.
Recipient of the Grady Dale Arnold Class of 1958 Scholarship is Kylee Proffitt, a graduate of Logan County High School in Ludowici, Georgia. Her grandfather is Maurice Johnson, Pomeroy High School, Class of 1957. She plans to attend Armstrong State University and major in health sciences to become a pharmacist.
Jett Facemyer is the recipient of the Robert and Sheila Strauss Eastman Scholarship. Jett is a graduate of Eastern High School and is the grandson of Charles Riffle, Pomeroy High School Class of 1960 and Ruth Ann Brothers Riffle, class of 1961. He plans to attend Otterbein University and major in biology with plans to go on to dental school.
Recipient of the Daniel and Robert Morris Scholarship is Alia Hayes, a graduate of Eastern High School. Her grandfather is Kenneth Hayes, Pomeroy High School, Class of 1959. She plans to go to St. Louis University to go into the medical field to become a physician assistant.
Lilly Michigan, granddaughter of Donna Hauck Carr, Pomeroy High School, Class of 1965, and a graduate of Athens High School, is the recipient of the Charles and Ellen Gibbs Educational Scholarship. Lilly plans to attend Ohio University this fall and major in moderate/severe education needs.