EHS Class of 2014’s scholarships total up to about $2.5 million

Published 8:08 am Tuesday, May 27, 2014

2014 is a million-dollar year at Elizabethton High School.
Well, actually a $2.5 million year.
EHS Counselor Melanie Hartley said the Class of 2014 earned approximately $2.5 million in scholarship money, including nearly $1 million from East Tennessee State University alone.
The awards include academics, athletics and ROTC scholarships.
Among the scholarship winners:
• Stewart Clark received the NROTC Scholarship worth $180,000 to attend the University of Memphis. In addition to other scholarship money, Stewart has earned nearly $199,000 in scholarship funds;
• Hannah Hulshult will attend Wake Forest in the fall. She earned almost $51,000 in scholarship money;
• Abbigail Pierce received both academic and athletic scholarships to attend King University. She has earned approximately $96,000 in scholarship money;
• John Paul Mitra has received the ETSU Honors College Scholarship. This is a full tuition scholarship that will assist him through his four years in undergraduate studies;
• Logan Archer received the ETSU Presidential Scholarship worth $20,000;
• Adam Mullins received a football scholarship from ETSU;
• Dustin Heaton, Justin Grindstaff, Caleb Smith, and Kaleb Pierce received ETSU Instrumental Music scholarships;
• Lydia Johnson and Stephen Gough collected nearly $80,000 to attend Tennessee Tech University in the fall;
• Caley Hodge and Danielle Loving brought in close to $75,000 in academic and athletic scholarship to attend Emory and Henry College in fall 2014;
• Shannon Hyder received a full tuition scholarship to Carson-Newman University for Instrumental Music; Ben Carr also received Presidential and Instrumental Music scholarships for CNU. Together, they have earned approximately $200,000;
• Several students will attend Milligan College in the fall of 2014. They received approximately $152,000 in academics and athletic scholarships;
• Numerous students will attend the University of Tennessee in the fall. In academics alone, these students earned nearly $380,000 in scholarship money’
• Many students will attend Northeast State Community College in the fall as well. They have received nearly $120,000 in scholarship to attend in the fall; and
• Zeke Clark has received a full tuition scholarship in athletics and academics to Walters State.

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