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Scholarships

The Asheboro City Schools Education Foundation Scholarships awarded the following scholarships to deserving seniors during the 2020 cycle. Applications for next year's scholarships (Class of 2021) will be available in February 2021. 

  1. The Chick-fil-A/Asheboro Business Community Scholarship: awarded tp a senior who has excelled academically at Asheboro HIgh School, is involved in extracurricular activities, and maintain a part-time job in the community. The 2020 recipient of the scholarship was Sammy Roman in the amount of $1,000.  

  2. The William H. Redding Scholarship for Excellence: awarded to a senior who is ranked in the top 10 percent of the class and has been active in extracurricular activities. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Sammy Roman in the amount of $1,000. 

  3. The T. Henry Redding Scholarship for Achievement: awarded to a senior who is ranked in the top 20 percent of the class, who has enjoyed academic achievement and who has been involved in community and scholastic activities; the recipient must be planning to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  One scholarship will be awarded at $1,000 per year for four years. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Georgia Shipley. 

  4. The Brooke Upchurch Phillips Scholarship: given in memory of Brooke Phillips, a former AHS student, to a senior ranking in the top 30 in the class who is a North Carolina Scholar, enrolled in honors/AP courses, and has demonstrated effort in school, community and employment activities. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Tatum Herrin in the amount of $1,000. 

  5. The Richard Harrington Scholarship: given in memory of Richard Harrington, a former Asheboro educator, to a senior who plans to pursue a career in education. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Georgia Shipley in the amount of $1,000. 

  6. The Dr. Bob W. Gordon Scholarship: given in honor of Dr. Gordon, who served as superintendent for Asheboro City Schools.  Applicants must have a 'B' average or better and plan to pursue a career in the field of education or a related field - social work, school counselor - at a four-year university.  The 2020 scholarship recipient of this award was Evangelos Sistasis in the amount of $1,000. 

  7. The Derek Kesler Scholarship: given in memory of Derek Kesler, a former student at Asheboro High School.  Applicants must have a sound academic record and be active in the community, a good role model and self-disciplined in studies. Three recommendations, including one from a current teacher, are required for this scholarship.The 2020 scholarship recipient was Jesus Aguilar-Gutierrez in the amount of $1,000. 

  8. The Lee Phoenix Scholarship: awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and who is in the top 25 percent of the class.  The student must demonstrate good moral character and be involved in extra-curricular activities. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Evangelos Sistasis in the amount of $1,000. 

  9. The Diane L. Frost Centennial Scholarship: awarded in honor of Asheboro City Schools' 100th birthday to a student who excels in all aspects of student life - classroom, community, athletics and extracurricular activities. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Kaili Yow in the amount of $1,000. 

  10. The J.B. and Claire Davis Scholarship of Excellence: awarded to a student who has excelled academically at AHS. The student must be accepted to an accredited two or four-year college or university and be in the top 25 percent of the class. The student must demonstrate good moral character and be involved in a variety of extracurricular activities - school or community. This scholarship requires two letters of recommendation (can be from a teacher, coach, employer, etc.) The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Kelsey Nance in the amount of $750. 

  11. Express Personnel Services Scholarship: awarded to a student accepted into an accredited four year college or university.  Preference is give to a student entering the field of human services or a related field. The student must be in the top 20 percent of the class and be involved in community service.  This scholarship requires two letters of recommendation, one from a teacher and one from a community member.  The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was awarded to Kaili Yow in the amount of $1,000. 

  12. Ruby B. Smith Memorial Scholarship: Ruby Bass Smith was a beloved math teacher at AHS.  Former students, family and friends established this scholarship to pay tribute to her legacy.  It is awarded to a senior in the top 25 percent of the class.  Preference is given to a student pursuing a degree in the math or science field.  Along with the completed scholarship application, the student must submit a statement outlining college and career aspirations.  A letter of recommendation is required from a math or science teacher from the student's junior or senior year. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Jesus Aguilar-Gutierrez in the amount of $2,000. 

  13. Shann Redding Scholarship for Excellence: awarded to one student who has been accepted into college and be involved in extra-curricular activities while at Asheboro High School. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Riley Smith in the amount of $1,000. 

  14.  Allen Tate Scholarship: awarded to one student who has been accepted into college and been involved in extra-curricular activities while at Asheboro High School. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Jocelyn Valezquez-Luna in the amount of $1,000. 

  15.  Katie Bunch Servant Leadership Scholarship was established in memory of Asheboro High School alumni, teacher, mentor, and friend, Katie Bunch. Ms. Bunch was well-loved throughout Asheboro City Schools and the greater Asheboro community. She was an amazing person who touched many lives with her contagious smile and expressions of love for everyone that knew her. The recipients of $1,000 Katie Bunch Servant Leadership Scholarships were Jason Leveille and Destini Marley.

  16.  Lee J. Stone Scholarship: awarded to a student participating in a North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSSA) - sanctioned sport who exhibits sportsmanship, is involved in community service projects or volunteer clubs, and has been accepted to a two or four-year college or university. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Jason Leveille in the amount of $2,000. 

  17.  Lisa Robertson Memorial Scholarship: awarded to a student participating in a North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSSA) - sanctioned sport who exhibits sportsmanship, is involved in community service projects or volunteer clubs, and has been accepted to a two or four-year college or university. The 2020 recipient of this scholarship was Jenna Thompson in the amount of $1,000. 

  18. Laura Lisk Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of Asheboro High School alumni, Ms. Laura Lisk. Laura embodied the Blue Comet spirit. She was kind, intelligent, and joy to be around. Her parents, Reynolds and Mary Lisk, established this scholarship for a senior female athlete , who exhibited sportsmanship throughout the entire athletic season. Criteria also included involvement in community service projects or volunteer clubs. The 2020 recipient of the Laura Lisk Memorial Scholarship was Elaina Ramon in the amount of $1,000. 

 

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