JCJC’s A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship Awarded

Written By: Teresa Martin
Email Address: teresa.martin@jcjc.edu
Date Submitted: 2011-04-08 08:48:43

ELLISVILLE–Jones County Junior College’s English department recently sponsored the A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship’s Creative writing competition for Smith County students. English teachers from the three Smith County schools were asked to choose several students to compete by writing an essay on various topics. 

First and second place winners were awarded 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.   
Winners of the scholarships are:
Taylorsville High School
1st Place – Will Harrison          
2nd Place – Kaiti Ford
Raleigh High School
1st Place – Mabry Ely
2nd Place –Tyler Smith
Mize Attendance Center
1st Place – Samantha Runnels  
2nd Place – Candice Bass         


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