SCC welcomes Black Diamond Harley Davidson scholarship recipients to the Shawnee Saints family

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Twelve local high school seniors were awarded Black Diamond Harley Davidson scholarships to attend Shawnee Community College. Pictured are (from left, front row) Shad Zimbro, co-owner Black Diamond Harley Davidson; Nigel Williams; State Sen. Dale Fowler; Charles Wyatt Halton; State Rep. Dave Severin; Dr. Peggy Bradford, Shawnee College president; Alexander Smith; Connor Johnson; Paige Butcher; Rodney Cabaness, co-owner Black Diamond Harley Davidson; Sophia Oliver; and Grace Rendelman. Not pictured are Evelyn Martinez, Zachary Oneal, Cassiday Lance, Juliet Vioso-Lozano and Autumn McMahan.

For 11 years, Black Diamond Harley-Davidson has awarded scholarships for students who choose to remain in the local region to attend school at Shawnee Community College (SCC).

The scholarships are $1000 each, and this year 12 local students from the district were among the recipients

To be eligible, scholarship recipients must demonstrate a strong work ethic and cooperative work skills. They must also be enrolled in their district's community college for the summer 2019 and/or fall 2019 semester.

Recipients were nominated and chosen by their school's administrative staff and faculty.

This year's recipients are: Grace Rendelman, Anna-Jonesboro High School; Nigel Williams, Cairo High School; Sophia Oliver, Century High School; Evelyn Martinez, Cobden High School; Zachary Oneal, Dongola High School; Paige Butcher, Egyptian High School; Connor Johnson, Goreville High School; Cassiday Lance, Joppa High School; Juliet Vioso-Lozano, Massac County High School; Charles Wyatt Halton, Meridian High School; Autumn McMahan, Shawnee High School; and Alexander Smith, Vienna High School.

For more information, regarding scholarship opportunities, call 618-634-3200.

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