Submitted by Susan Hardee Steger
April 28, 2016 1:00 a.m.
Editor’s Note: On April 26, 2016, awards and scholarships were distributed to the Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2016. This is the first in a series of four posts. Parents and students gathered in the multi-purpose room to honor graduating seniors for their many accomplishments. Our congratulations to the graduates. We hope you enjoy.
Kim Page presents J.C. Page Memorial Scholarship Award to Aja Evens. Aja also received the FBHS Business Partners Scholarship. Justin Oglesby presents FBHS Business Partners award to Brittany Mattes.
Not pictured, Sara Albertelli recipients of Bebe Cook Memorial Scholarship.
Judy Evans Memorial Scholarship presented to Aja Evans. The children and sister of Judy Evans presented the award. Lisa Weaver, Margie Drawdy, Kristine Smith and Ede Palmer. (Top) Take Stock in Children Scholarships worth $17,000. Sharon Collins, Executive Director, Palmer Alvarez, James Bray, Pappar Cook, Emily Crews, Aja Evans, Sarah Moore, and Tamia Thomas, Penny Glackin, Coach. (Bottom)
Kerri “Kate” Walker, $1500,Phillip Toxldorf, $1500, Ellie Crews, $3000,Palmer Alvarez, $1500, Victoria David, $2000, Gray Bean, (blocked from view), $2000 Corbett “Brett” Burnette, $3000, Kinder Morgan Scholarship Allen Fore, VP of Public Relations for Kinder Morgan Ian Harrison, $3000, Kinder Morgan Scholarship.
Phyllis Davis presents Peppar Cook the Amelia Island Museum of History award. (Left) Phyllis Davis presents the Historic Fernandina Business Association Scholarship to Carley Naismith.
Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship presented by Jean Worley to Renee Cacciapouti (L); and DAR Good Citizenship Award to Gray Bean (R)
Erin McFeely, Assistant Director of Admissions at Jacksonville University awards $50,000 J. U. scholarship to Zoe Thompson. (TOP) Johnny Thirsk Memorial Nassau Sports Fishing Association scholarship presented by Mike Castner goes to Chase Langford.
Institute for Enterprise, Inc. scholarship presented by Doug Newton, and John Elwell to Palmer Alvarez. (Top) Two Nassau County Community Development Corporation Scholarships were presented by Charles Albert, and Annette Myers. The Elmo Myers Memorial Scholarship and William Peck Memorial Scholarships recipients was Aja Evans.(Bottom)
Gray Bean presents red cords to be worn at graduation in honor of service in Student Government.