Thirteen students from Massac County High School and one student from Joppa High School received scholarships at the 27th annual Massac County Academic Awards Ceremony at Massac County High School. Dr. Steven Miller, Kiwanis president and scholarship presenter, is pictured with scholarship recipients: from left, front row: Katie Kennedy, Elaney Sommer, Dylan Hoyer and Charles Harner. Second row: Reece Ellerbusch, Stephanie Schroeder, Anna Holland, Shelby Beggs, Clarissa Johnson and Madison Stephens. Back row: Evan Schaumburg, Autumn Laird, Kristina Henley and Krista Windhorst. Other recognized students can be found on pages 4-5B.
— Planet photo by Linda Kennedy
Awards and scholarships were tangible congratulations for hard work during the school year at the 27th annual Massac County Academic Awards Ceremony.
Students, parents, faculty and staff from Massac Unit One and Joppa-Maple Grove school districts joined representatives from area agencies at the ceremony, held at Massac County High School on April 19.
Fourteen students received scholarships totaling $15,500.
From Massac County High School (MCHS) were:
• Dylan Hoyer, $1500
• Elaney Sommer, $1400
• Anna Holland and Evan Schaumburg, $1300 each
• Katie Kennedy and Autumn Laird, $1200 each
• Reece Ellerbusch, $1100
• Kristina Henley and Stephanie Schroeder, $950 each
• Krista Windhorst and Madison Stephens, $850 each
• Clarissa Johnson and Shelby Beggs, $750 each
From Joppa High School was Charles Harner, $1400.
Every year for 27 years, the ceremony has honored students of both high schools who have participated in scholastic competitions.