JCJC’s A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship Awarded

Written By: Teresa McCreery
Email Address: teresa.mccreery@jcjc.edu
Date Submitted: 2017-03-10 21:04:06

ELLISVILLE–Six Smith County students were recently awarded the Jones County Junior College A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship. English teachers from the three Smith County schools were asked to choose several students to compete by writing an essay on various topics for the Writing Competition facilitated by JCJC’s English department. The fifteen students competed for the A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship with first and second place winners earning tuition scholarships.  The A.T. Bassett Scholarship was established in memory of A.T. Bassett by his wife Sue and daughters Lona Bassett and Morrett Ellzey of Moselle.   
 Winners of the scholarships are:
Mize High School:
1st place: Trevor Amason 
2nd place: Chynna Turnage
Raleigh High School:
1st place: Austin Thompson
2nd place: Austin Murillo
Taylorsville High School:
1st place: Harrison Walley
2nd place: Caleb Harrison  


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