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Du Quoin students receive thousands in scholarships

 
Posted on 5/11/2017, 5:00 AM

The Du Quoin Community Unit School District 300 Educational Foundation held its annual dinner Saturday, May 6 at Du Quoin High School. The following awards were presented:

Egyptian Officials Association -- Southern Illinois Coaches Association Scholarships ($400 each)
Tarynn Mays, daughter of Nicole Worthington and Terrance Mays
Zayne Fornear, son of Finius and Amy Fornear

Drew Uhles Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Andrew Derby, son of Jason and Carol Derby

Jeff Conner Memorial Scholarship ($500) scholarship
Chandler Stevenson, son of Dan Stevenson and Melissa Stevenson

Seth Milam Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Chandler Stevenson, son of Dan Stevenson and Melissa Stevenson

Jack Licata Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Michael McInerney, son of Sherry McInerney and the late Stephen McInerney

Harry "Corky" Strong Scholarship ($500) scholarship
John Monroe, son of Emily Brock and Wes Monroe

Ann Paxton Scholarship ($500) scholarship
Kat Robison, daughter of Les Robison and Jennifer Davis 

Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship ($1,000) scholarship
Tarynn Mays, daughter of Nicole Worthington and Terrance Mays 

VFW Auxiliary Du Quoin Post 513 Scholarship ($500)
Chandler Stevenson, son of Dan Stevenson and Melissa Stevenson

Du Quoin Police Scholarships ($500 each) Scholarships
In memory of Past Chief Jim Booker: Madison Dennis, daughter of Melissa Dennis and the late Roger Dennis
In memory of Past Commissioner Richard Fronek: Zayne Fornear, son of Finius and Amy Fornear

Du Quoin State Bank Indian Spirit Scholarships ($1,000 each)
Carson Bookstaver, son of Steve and Heather Bookstaver
Andrew Derby, son of Jason and Carol Derby

John and Wanda Rednour Family Scholarship ($1,000)
Tarynn Mays, daughter of Nicole Worthington and Terrance Mays

Du Quoin Lions Club Scholarship ($500)
Kaylin Wilson, daughter of Nadine and Howard Wilson

William O. Stanhouse Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Chandler Stevenson, son of Dan Stevenson and Melissa Stevenson

William A. Mathis Sr. Memorial Scholarships ($1,000 each)
Luke Metten, son of Curt and Brandy Metten
Rachel Johnston, daughter of Richard and Sheila Johnston

Shelley House Memorial Scholarship ($500)
Madison Kish, daughter of Curtis and Tammy Kish

Leon Longshore Family Memorial Scholarships ($1,000)
Quinn Kirkpatrick, daughter of Jill and Eric Kirkpatrick

Du Quoin Ministerial Alliance Scholarships ($500 each)
Andrew Derby, son of Jason and Carol Derby
Mackenzie Jackson, daughter of Julie Brumley

DHS Athletic Booster Club Scholarships ($500 each)
Mackenzie Jackson, daughter of Julie Brumley
Braden Heape, son of Ryan Heape and Nicole Heape 

DHS Spanish Club Scholarship ($500)
Jennifer Lambert, daughter of Judy and Brian Lambert

Jacob Craig Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Keaton Haege, son of Sharon Reynolds-Haege and Michael Haege

McPherson Family Scholarship ($1,000)
Keaton Haege, son of Sharon Reynolds-Haege and Michael Haege

Red Cross Service Scholarships (two $375 scholarships and a $250 scholarship)
$375 scholarships: Madison Dennis, daughter of Melissa Dennis and the late Roger Dennis; and
Kylee Sizemore, daughter of Marty and Stacey Sizemore
$250 scholarship: Blaine Bradley, son of Jason and Shannon Bradley 

Dr. Connie Jo Armstrong Memorial Scholarship ($500)
Charlotte Lewis, daughter of Ashley Lewis and Debbie Lewis

NubAbility Athletic Scholarship Award (four $250 awards)
Madison Dennis, daughter of Melissa Dennis and the late Roger Dennis
Braden Heape, son of Ryan Heape and Nicole Heape
Mackenzie Jackson, daughter of Julie Brumley
Kylee Sizemore, daughter of Marty and Stacey Sizemore

Ashley Thompson Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) award
Blaine Bradley, son of Jason and Shannon Bradley

Marion Eye Center Scholarship ($500)
Alexandria Gossman, daughter of Jenny Gossman and Greg Wilson

Darrell Anders Memorial Scholarship ($500)
Zayne Fornear, son of Finius and Amy Fornear

Charles "Beaver" Rice Memorial Scholarship ($500)
Kat Robison, daughter of Les Robison and Jennifer Davis

Frieda Zettler Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Savannah Tweedy, daughter of Scott and Devan Vaughn

Russell D. Phillips Jr. Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)
Quinn Kirkpatrick, daughter of Jill and Eric Kirkpatrick

Matthew Dintleman Sons of the American Legion Scholarship ($1,000 each)
Luke Metten, son of Curt and Brandy Metten
Chandler Stevenson, son of Dan Stevenson and Melissa Stevenson 

Educational Foundation Scholarships
In memory of Steven VanDermark and funded by Harry and Phyllis VanDermark ($1,000): Kylee Sizemore, daughter of Marty and Stacey Sizemore
Funded by John and Elaine Vancil ($1,000): Nicholas King, son of Hilary Heape
Funded by DHS Alumni Association ($1,000): Jennifer Lambert, daughter of Judy and Brian Lambert
Funded by Gary and Deana Kelly ($1,000): Madison Dennis, daughter of Melissa Dennis and the late Roger Dennis
Funded by Corey Shaw Memorial Fund ($1,000): Caleb Vogel, son of Hally Whitecotton and Jared Vogel

$1,000 level Foundation Scholarships:
Grace Bailey, daughter of Michael and Denice Bailey
Emily Born, daughter of Wayne and Marianne Born
Sadie Day, daughter of Joe and Stephanie Day
Sydney Gilliam, daughter of Stephanie Poiter and Travis Gilliam
Alexandria Gossman, daughter of Jenny Gossman and Greg Wilson
Quinn Kirkpatrick, daughter of Jill and Eric Kirkpatrick
Haley Kuhnert, daughter of Monte and Kristi Kuhnert
Rylie Mansker, daughter of Teresa George
Tarynn Mays, daughter of Nicole Worthington and Terrance Mays

$500 level Foundation Scholarships:
Funded by the Perry County Remember Me Memorial Committee given to Mackenzie Jackson, daughter of Julie Brumley (presenting this scholarship are Vicki and Danny Fletcher and Pete and Sherry Wertz)
Hannah Baxter, daughter of Howard and Channa Baxter
Alaric Davis, son of Elizabeth and Steve Benson
Mercedes Day, daughter of Jennifer Melvin
Jordan Edwards, son of Laurie and Jason Edwards
Keaton Haege, son of Sharon Reynolds-Haege and Michael Haege
Noah James, son of Mike James, Shelly and Russ Francis
Charlotte Lewis, daughter of Ashley Lewis and Debbie Lewis
Rylea McDonald, daughter of Tori McDonald
Michael McInerny, son of Sherry McInerney and the late Stephen McInerney
Zach Rodely, son of Brian and Tammy Rodely
Kaylin Wilson, daughter of Nadine and Howard Wilson