Area high school students awarded Pepsi-GCS Golf Tournament scholarships

GREENVILLE, SC – Four area students were awarded scholarships from Pepsi-Greenville County Schools Golf Tournament proceeds, it was announced recently.

The local recipients were Travelers Rest High School students Jenny Alexander and Kara Thomas and Blue Ridge High School students Haley Black and Alyson Craig.

In all, Greenville County Schools awarded 25 scholarships totaling $29,000 to seniors at a luncheon sponsored by Pepsi-Cola of Greenville.

Fifteen recipients were chosen from entries received from District employees’ children, and the remaining scholarship winners were selected from students’ applications across the school system.

Judges for this year’s scholarship program were: Tami Miller, LEAD coordinator for the Greenville Chamber; Mary Capers Bledsoe, executive director of the SC YMCA Youth in Government; and David S. Ward, owner of Shred A Way.

The 18th annual Pepsi/Greenville County Schools Golf Tournament was held last fall at Pebble Creek Club and raised about $30,000 for the scholarships.

Click here for a complete list of scholarship recipients.