St. John’s Awards $26,250 in Scholarships
On June 3, St. John’s will award 33 scholarships to 26 students totaling $26,250. The scholarships are the result of generous gifts from members who want to encourage and support students in their post-secondary education. The scholarships are part of the St. John’s Benevolent Foundation, a $9 million foundation started in 1974.
Congratulations to the following recipients:
The Thomas E. Gilbert and Viola H. Bailey Scholarship: Alex Yang, Matthew Woolly, Gemma Brown
The Dorothy Click Fesperman Scholarship: Walker Brown, David Derrick, Gemma Brown, Bethanie Stauffer, Mary Wood, John Yang, Shelby Holden, Camantha-Rae Lyerly, Samuel McNeely, Griffin Myers, Riley Myers, Robert Sullivan, Caylynn Westberg
The Carl Edgar and Edna Cauble Leazer Church Music Scholarship: Laura Agner
The Scott Rierson Memorial Scholarship: Anna Patel, Mary Wood, John Yang
The Emily May Brown Memorial Scholarship: Mary Kaufmann, Rebekah Lippard, Caylynn Westberg, Laura Agner
The Bruce Alden Ketner Jr. Scholarship: James Emerson, Ashlyn Mills, Joshua Ruggs, Garrett Shermer
The Margaret Cline and Ernest Crawford Safrit Sr. Scholarship: Callie Kirchin, Caroline Parrott
The Hugh B. and Lena B. Lyerly Scholarship: Caroline Parrott, Caroline Plyler, Bethanie Stauffer
Dr. Cyndi Osterhus, scholarship chair, will make the presentations during the 11 am worship service. Bobby L. Rusher III chairs the St. John’s Benevolent Foundation.