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2017 BLHS scholarship recipients

Batesburg-Leesville, SC - Forty-four members of the 2017 graduating class at Batesburg-Leesville High School have been awarded scholarships by local, state and national organizations. Listed below are the senior scholarship recipients and their awards.

Linsay Aaron- Academic Grant for Charleston Southern, TEACH GRANT for Coastal Carolina University

Ti’Jan Abney- Founder’s Scholarship for Limestone College,

Haven Banks- BL Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

Briana Bedenbaugh- Carl Eugene Berry Sr./ Ruby Louise Hallman Berry Memorial Scholarship, Maryville College Academic Scholarship, SC Teaching Fellows Award, USC Aiken Academic Scholarship, Wingate University Academic Scholarship,

Bridget Bedenbaugh- Belhaven University Academic Scholarship, Wingate University Academic Scholarship

Cameron Bedenbaugh- University Achievement Award Scholarship for USC Aiken

Hunter Bedenbaugh- BL Athletic Booster Club Scholarship, Retired NCO Club of BL Scholarship, Woman’s Society of BL Scholarship, Just Say No/Kwik Karry Scholarship

Zafir Brown- Financial Aid Grant, Ronnie Strong Scholarship

Kirkland Burkett- Academic Scholarship for Wingate University, Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship for soccer Newberry College, Athletic Soccer Scholarship for USC Beaufort, BL Athletic Booster Club Scholarship, BL Study Club Scholarship, Highlander scholarship for Presbyterian College, MEBA Education and Business Summit 2017 Work-Based Student for the Midlands Area award, Newberry Academic Scholarship, Palmetto Girls State Scholarship for Presbyterian College, RYLA Scholarship award for Erskine College, SC Tuition Grant, Xi Beta Lambda Scholarship, Woman’s Society of BL Scholarship

Helena Burton- Lander Academic Scholarship, Palmetto Fellows Nominee, Presidential Housing Grant, Teaching Fellows, The Congressional History Award, Woman’s Society of BL Scholarship,

Traviona Burton - Just Say No/Kwik Karry Scholarship

Shandora Cheeseboro- Academic Dean Scholarship, Athletic scholarship for Limestone College, Federal Pell Grant, SC Tuition Grant

Nasir Clark- Columbia Urban League Scholarship, The Greater Columbia Educational Advancement Scholarship

Alexandria Coleman- Financial Aid Grant, Woman’s Society of BL Scholarship

Kelly Conyers- Katrina Shealy Scholarship

Braxton Craps- Carl Eugene Berry Sr./ Ruby Louise Hallman Berry Memorial Scholarship

Wendy Diaz- American Red Cross High School Scholarship

Kirkland Dukes- Clemson University Academic Scholarship, Mississippi State University Academic scholarship, Palmetto Fellows, University of Alabama full academic scholarship

Parker Eargle- Palmetto Fellows Nominee, Woman’s Society of BL Scholarship, BL Study Club Scholarship, BL Athletic Booster Club Scholarship

Jeff Fogel- Baptist Scholarship, Provost’s Scholarship

Kacie Frady- Federal Grant

Trace Harrell- Gilbert Community Club Scholarship

Jaquez McKiever – Newberry Academic Scholarship

Ali Merritt – SAFE Scholarship

Butler Moore – Newberry Academic Scholarship, Woman’s Society of B-L Scholarship, Poultry Festival Scholarship

Roman Mulkey – The Congressional Award

Ariana O’Dell – The Woman’s Society of B-L Scholarship, B-L Rotary Club Scholarship, Beta Club Scholarship, Pell Grant

Shelbi Onofrey – USC Lancaster Soccer Scholarship

Christina Oswald – Wingate Academic Merit Scholarship

Sydnee Patrick – USC Aiken Thornwell Scholarship, Beta Club Scholarship

Kendall Powell – Newberry Academic Scholarship, SC Tuition Grant

Kassandra Rabon – Andrew Simpkins Scholarship, USC Columbia Gamecock Guarantee Scholarship, Pell Grant

Kaytlyn Ricciardi – Converse Scholarship, Converse Musical Theatre Scholarship, Pell Grant, SC Tuition Grant

Jacob Scruggs – Palmetto Fellows Nominee, Wofford Merit Scholarship, Wofford College Grant, SC Tuition Grant, B-L Athletic Booster Club Scholarship, The William Phillips, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, Beta Club Scholarship

Joshua Scruggs –Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative Touchstone Energy Scholarship, B-L Athletic Booster Club Scholarship, The William Phillips, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, Wofford Old Man Scholarship, Wofford College Grant, SC Tuition Grant, Furman Bell Tower Scholarship, Anderson Provost Scholarship, Anderson Baptist Scholarship, USC Scholarship, Clemson University Scholarship, Liberty University Scholarship, University of Oregon Freshman Enrichment Scholarship, USC Aiken Thornwell Scholar, The College of Southwestern Scholarship

Dalton Shealy – Carl Eugene Berry, Sr./Ruby Louise Hallman Berry Memorial Scholarship

Hattie Grace Summers – National Beta Club Scholarship, DEA Scholarship, B-L Athletic Booster Club Scholarship, Woman’s Society of B-L Scholarship

Mariah Swygert – Palmetto Fellows Nominee, Clemson Scholar, SC State Fair Swine Scholarship, Rabo AgriFinance Scholarship, The Lexington Herb Bunch Scholarship, B-L Masonic Lodge Scholarship, Lexington Soil and Water Conservation District Scholarship, Yonce Nichols Scholarship, Pell Grant, Freshman STEM Scholarship, Federal Supplemental Eucational Opportunity Grant, The Bud & Billie Eubanks Memorial Scholarship, Lexington County Education Association Scholarship, B-L Rotary Club Scholarship, Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship, Poultry Festival Scholarship

Lucas Swygert – Newberry Music Scholarship, B-L Band Booster Club Scholarship

Brittany Temples – B-L Athletic Booster Club Scholarship, Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship, Twin City Rotary Club Scholarship, Just Say No/Kwik Karry Scholarship

Trasean Tolen – Woman’s Society of B-L Scholarship

Irma Villaseca – USC Lancaster Soccer Scholarship

Chetavian Weeks – Federal Supplemental Eucational Opportunity Grant, Charleston Southern Band Scholarship, Pell Grant, SC Tuition Grant, Charleston Southern Educational Opportunity Grant, Charleston Southern Housing Grant

Glenn Williams – Winthrop Gold Scholarship, Pell Grant

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