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Paulding Education Foundation awards more than $16K in scholarships
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Special Photo<br>From left are Paulding Education Foundation executive director Amy Mollohan; scholarship recipients Jaime Pinedo, Claude Delille, Angel Weather and Madison Tolman; and foundation board member Karen Vines.
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From left are Paulding Education Foundation executive director Amy Mollohan; scholarship recipients Jaime Pinedo, Claude Delille, Angel Weather and Madison Tolman; and foundation board member Karen Vines.
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The Paulding County Board of Education recently formally recognized the student recipients of the 16 scholarships managed or awarded by the Paulding Education Foundation.

Funds for some of these scholarships are raised through various efforts of the foundation. Local businesses are encouraged to support the foundation and, in turn, the students of Paulding County.

Scholarships and this year’s winners include:

Paulding Education Foundation Scholarships 2014: Jaime Pinedo of Paulding County High School; Quintarian Scott of Hiram High; Hunter Guffin of East Paulding High; Sara Westbrook of Hiram High; and Nicole McKim of South Paulding High.

The foundation awards a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior at each high school. The criteria for selection are based on grades, community involvement and contributions, and economic need.

Sheffield Family Scholarship 2014: Yee Aung of Paulding County High.

This is a scholarship fund established by the Sheffield Family and is available only to students who attend Paulding County High School. This program seeks to encourage excellence and achievement in both academics and participation in community/club or organizations activities.

Jessica Boles Scholarship 2014: Samuel Venenga of East Paulding High.

A $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior at East Paulding High in the memory of Jessica Boles by her parents, Bill and Cheryl Boles. The criteria for selection are based on academics, community involvement and contributions, and economic need.

Hubert and Betty Martin Scholarship 2014: Claude Delille of Paulding County High.

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior at Paulding County High School. The criteria for selection are based on academics and participation in the community or with an organization.

Wesley Rakestraw Scholarship 2014: Madison Tolman of Paulding County High.

One $3,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior with a 2.5 or higher grade point average and who is an active member in a civic organization or club.

Breaux & Associates Scholarship 2014: Yee Aung of Paulding County High, Madison Fellows of Hiram High and Samuel Venenga of East Paulding High.

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior; East Paulding, Paulding County and Hiram High School who is majoring in math or science related field including but not limited to architecture or engineering.

Charles Magill Scholarship 2014: Alyssa Lawrence of Paulding County High.

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior at Paulding County High School.

Blue Diamond Athletic Scholarship 2014: Kirstie Lizano of Paulding County High.

A $500 scholarship is awarded to a graduating student athlete.

Hands of Hygiene Scholarship 2014: Angel Weather of East Paulding High.

A $500 scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a career in health science.

SPHS Cheerleading Scholarship 2014: Taylor Britt of South Paulding High.

A $500 scholarship is awarded to a graduating cheerleader in the South Paulding High School program.

Logan’s Crossing Scholarship recipients:

-- Dax Ard, Justin Thompson, Victoria Wilson and Cassandra Jiles for high school graduation;

-- Dax Ard, Justin Thompson, Heather Smith, Jessica Thompson, Kelley Pinson, Cynthia Stephens and Cassandra Jiles for B averages;

-- Lacey Pinson, Jackson Pinson and Majestic McClung for perfect attendance.

The Logan’s Crossing Manufactured Home Community Scholarship Fund was established by Dr. and Mrs. Ron Cobb, owners of Logan’s Crossing Manufactured Home Community in Dallas. This program seeks to encourage excellence and achievement in both attendance and academics by students who live in this community.

The award levels are as follows: Elementary school: $50 to any resident student with perfect attendance for the entire school year; middle school, $75 to any resident student with perfect attendance for the entire school year; high school, $100 for any resident student with perfect attendance for the entire school year; $100 for any resident student who graduates high school with a diploma or a GED, regardless of age; $250 for any resident student with a B average — qualifying for a HOPE scholarship — for the entire school year; college or technical school: $1,000 cash each year that a resident student is awarded a HOPE scholarship by the state of Georgia.

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