Friday, April 15, 2016

County Students Awarded Scholarships

The Cherokee Nation Foundation (CNF) announced scholarship recipients for the 2016-17 academic school year. CNF is awarding $136,000 to 15 high school graduates and 56 current university students.

“We want to commend all of our applicants for their hard work and dedication to academic success,” said Janice Randall, executive director of Cherokee Nation Foundation. “Our awardees each showed tremendous potential, and they are a wonderful representation of the Cherokee Nation. We look forward to seeing all they will achieve.”

Scholarship recipients from Sequoyah County are:

-Anna Fine, Central High School, Cherokee Scholars

-Gary Trajan Lattimore, Central High School, Cherokee Scholars

-Dalton Sharp, Muldrow High School, Cherokee Scholars

Applications were evaluated based on academic achievement, community and culture involvement, and future plans to serve the Cherokee people.

Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director

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