Independence High School announced its list of award and scholarship winners for the school year. The combined scholarships awarded to Independence class of 2011 is $2,499, 330. Other highlights include: Jhymel Byrd (Berea College) was awarded a $123,000 scholarship; Lillian Coffey (Virginia State University) received a $94,200 scholarship; The Leo Club Scholarship went to Mariah Fuller ($500); The Jack Bryan Memorial Scholarship: Tetee Yancy ($500); SECU of Mint Hill “People Helping People” Scholarship: Calvary Diggs ($10,000); Mint Hill Rotary Club: Sierra Colson, $500. Academic Excellence: Michael Moua; Perfect Attendance Kindergarten thru high school: Brandy McAbee;
The Junior Marshals (top 25 students in the class of 2012) are: Morgan Boyle, Brian Camp, Savannah Carter, Stephanie Cassell, Caterina Cocchieri, Jeffrey Coffman, Meaghen Fowler, Justin Hall, Jordyn Jackson, Carlos Matos, Erin Mullins, Jasmine Neely, Christina Nguyen, Yevgeniy Nikitin, Stuart Polk, Eric Roman, Justin Sanchez, Andrew Skerl, Kevin Sorn, Erin Standley, Amy Vanderplow, Ashley Varnedoe, Benjamin Wetherby, Kaitlyn Williams and Allen Wooten.
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