Verona graduates receive scholarships

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Local, school scholarships awarded reaches $650,200

Verona High School graduates received scholarships during commencement exercises on May 5.

Counselor Carolyn Brown announced that Verona graduates qualified for $650,200 in scholarships. Included in the total is $176,000 worth of A+ scholarships. Each of the 16 who qualified have the opportunity to use up to $11,000 toward their future education at a participating community college.

Recipients and scholarships presented included:

Witt Bobski: Fraternal Order of the Eagles, $500; Missouri Southern State University FBLA business, $500.

Diana Estrada: Truman College, $16,000; Community Teachers Association, $300.

Kayin Lee: Missouri Boys State, $800.

Landin Reid: Bethel University athletic scholarship for archery, $30,000.

Noel French: MSSU presidential, $7,000 for four years.

Caitlin Vidmosko: MSSU presidential, $7,000 for four years; Ozark Electric Cooperative, $250; John J. Lee from First Independent Bank, $1,000; Community Teachers Association, $300; Holt Atkeson Memorial, $500.

Madison Shrum: Verona Athletic Booster Club, $500; MFA, $2,000.

Jasmine Lechner, MSSU presidential, $7,000 for four years; Verona Athletic Booster Club, $500.

Rhiannon Evans, Swarthmore College, $65,774 for four years, total $263,096.

Madison Shrum: Verona Athletic Booster Club, $500.

Allison Krueger: FFA, $500; American Red Cross blood drive, two totaling $500.