JCJC’S A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship Awarded

Written By: Teresa Martin
Email Address: teresa.martin@jcjc.edu
Date Submitted: 2012-03-01 09:24:29

ELLISVILLE–Jones County Junior College’s English department recently sponsored the A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship’s 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 – Devin Sanford        
2nd Place – Chanah Jones
 
Raleigh High School
1st Place – Hannah Hammons
2nd Place – Brenton Moss     
 
Mize Attendance Center
1st Place – Ashlin Corley          
2nd Place – Bryson Hall            


MIZE CUTLINE: Competitors from Mize for the JCJC A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship.Seated left to right are Lauren Carter, Ashlin Corley, Chelsea Allen and Bryson Hall. Standing are: Chase Lee, Cortez Craft, and Jordan Foster.
 
TAYLORSVILLE PICTURE CUTLINE: Competitors from Taylorsville for the JCJC A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship.Seated left to right are: Shakontinal Bender, Chanah Jones, Devin Sanford and Keisha Payton.
 
RALEIGH PICTURE CUTLINE: Competitors from Raleigh for the JCJC A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship.Seated left to right are Jessica Scott, Dana Arender, Hannah Hammons, Luke Cargile and Brenton Moss. Standing are: Kelsey Martin, Emily Tebo, Katie Kennedy, Alex Gilreath, Angel Baugh, Heather Baker and Joslyn Nickson.

 

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