Chatham County

5 area graduates honored

Five area graduates have received scholarships from various organizations.

Those students include:

▪ Morgan Coyle of Cary, a graduate of Enloe High School, and Emma Lassiter of Apex, a graduate of Apex High School, were awarded the Chancellor’s Scholarship to attend Appalachian State University.

The scholarship is worth about $14,400 for the upcoming academic year, depending on the student’s residence hall assignment, and covers tuition, fees, room and board and book rental.

Scholarship recipients are also admitted to the university’s Honors College.

▪ Mary Marguerite Wagner, a graduate of Sanderson High School and daughter of Tim and Sally Wagner, has been awarded the Edith Willingham Womble Scholarship to attend Salem College.

The Edith Willingham Womble Scholarship is one of Salem’s most prestigious scholarships, and it covers full tuition for all four years of study.

▪ Abigail Lindsey Rich, a graduate of South Granville High School in Creedmoor and daughter of A.C. and Leigh Rich, has been awarded the Lucy Hanes Chatham Scholarship to attend Salem College.

The scholarship is one of Salem’s most prestigious and covers full tuition for all four years of study. It also includes a semester of study abroad.

▪ Alexandra Anne Hall of Chapel Hill earned a full-tuition scholarship to Converse College in Spartanburg, S.C.

The scholarship is one of Converse’s most distinguished awards, and is named in honor of Converse alumna Jane Love Bratton.

▪ Rachel Shinnick of Chapel Hill and a graduate of Orange High School in Hillsborough was awarded the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship, which is worth $2,500 and based on excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academics and potential for future success.

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