Class of 2013 awarded $5 million in scholarshipsPublished 3:41pm Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Hartselle High School honored its seniors with Awards Day Tuesday, May 7, to congratulate the class of 2013 on its many academic and athletic achievements.
As a whole, the class has amassed over $5 million in scholarship offers. This includes scholarships from colleges, universities, companies, foundations and armed forces.
This year’s seniors were offered plenty of athletic scholarships to schools all over the Southeast. Quanesha Burks was offered a track and field scholarship to Auburn University, the University of Alabama and numerous other universities. She signed with the University of Alabama Feb. 6.
Chris Brown, Colton Ord, Tyler Phillips and Jackson Smith were offered baseball scholarships to UAH, South Alabama, Spring Hill and South Carolina respectively. Caitlin Clardy and Zana Malcolm were offered cheerleading scholarships to West Alabama and UAH respectively. Arin Eddy has already signed to play golf at Samford. Leah Stephenson was offered a softball scholarship to Calhoun, and Dylan Thompson was offered a football scholarship to UNA.
Emily Milligan was awarded National Merit honors due to her achievement on the PSAT.
Many members of the class of 2013 plan on joining the armed forces after graduation. Matthew Watson received a scholarship to West Point. James Glenn received a scholarship from the U.S. Army. Ben Parmer and Chance Beard received scholarships from the National Guard, and Dakota Anders and Oliver Duncan received scholarships from the U.S. Navy.