Scholarships were available to students throughout the community who completed applications. Students’ applications were reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and a total of nine scholarships were awarded; seven administered by The Kiwanis Club of Marietta and one each where the application was made directly to Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University. Selection criteria typically includes a combination of academic achievement, character (exemplified by extracurricular and community service activities), a written essay and financial need.
The following recipients and scholarships were awarded: Montinque Baugh – Jane & Ebbie Lance Scholarship; Dakota Donaldson – Forever Remember Scholarship; Hayden Kaht – Turner-Howard Scholarship; Laura Sherman – Fred & Drucilla Beck Scholarship at SPSU; Kaci Pollack – Bill “Scoop” Kinney Scholarship (pictured). Not pictured: Olivia Allensworth – Recipient of Founders/Beck Scholarship at KSU; David Morris – E.W. Chastain Scholarship; Jessica Teal – Special Education Scholarship; Lucy Kirby – Steve Tumlin Scholarship.
For more information about Marietta/Cobb County Kiwanis organizations, contact Executive Director Pat Huey at firstname.lastname@example.org or (770) 432-1760.