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Greenbrier Chamber awards scholarships

Posted: July 21, 2014 - 10:37am
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Taylor Avery
Taylor Avery

The Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce awarded $1,000 scholarships to two Greenbrier High School graduates.

The scholarships were funded by the sale of advertising for the “Scramble for Scholarships” golf tournament held this spring at Persimmon Ridge Golf Course.

Taylor Avery

Taylor Avery is a member of the National Honor Society and was highly recommended by her teachers, who describe her as hardworking, trustworthy and compassionate. She has been a member of many school clubs, including FBLA, and has also competed for the varsity tennis team. She was voted Greenbrier High School Homecoming Queen before she graduated this year.

Avery acquired many volunteer hours for the school, the Chamber and Springhill Baptist Church.

She is considering a major in engineering or accounting and plans to attend UCA in the fall.

Michaela Roberts

Michaela Annette Roberts graduated with Highest Honors from GHS and has balanced educational and extracurricular activities well.

Roberts was involved in many school clubs, including FFA and National Honor Society.

She volunteered for causes including Special Olympics and Boys and Girls Club.   She also competed for the varsity tennis team (doubles).

Roberts plans to attend Harding University, where she hopes to become a physical therapist with the goal of using those skills on medical mission trips.

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