The Melissa Education Foundation held a celebratory scholarship night on Thursday, May 18, at Melissa High school. The foundation awarded more than $80,000 to 35 deserving students. Scholarships consist of businesses, families, religious and community organizations along with the actual Melissa Education Foundation.


The 2017 scholarship recipients include:


Kyrstin Alexander-$3,500


Allison Boedeker-$500


Katherine Brown-$3,000


Lauren Brown-$1,000


Krista Butterfield-$2,000


Jack Clemans-$8,000


Leah Czarnecki-$1,750


Claire Dillashaw-$1,500


Julia Giannelli-$750


Gill Gray-$2,000


Sara-Marie Greenman Spear-$2,750


August Greer-$5,500


Kennedy Hart-$2,500


Katerly Hathorn-$1,250


Nicholas Heinz-$500


Charles Hernandez-$500


Olivia Hurst-$5,500


Molly Kennedy-$2,000


Amanda Kocsis-$3,000


Tucker Maberry-$2,500


Elijah Mackey-$2,500


Danielle Maher-$500


Madison McCombs-$1,500


Abigail Minchey-$1,950


Gunnar Murphy-$1,450


Alexis Murry-$1,750


Megan O’Neal-$1,000


Rebecca Pittman-$1,000


Samuel Vestal-$1,000


Gabrielle Vidmar-1,750


Henley Walker-$2,000


Alexandria Werner-$3,500


Karen Whitson-$1,250


Layne Williams-$2,000


Jared Wresh-$4,500