More than $1.2 million in scholarship awards presented to members of DCHS Class of 2022

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May 11, 2022
By: Dwayne Page

More than $ 1.2 million dollars in scholarships were awarded to members of the Class of 2022 at DeKalb County High School during Tuesday’s Senior Awards night program.

(Click link below to view DCHS Class of 2022 photo gallery)

Graduation 2022

The following are the award recipients:

Kennedy Agee: Coach Jerry Foster Memorial- $ 500, Tennessee Tech University Presidential- $ 16,000

Sophia Angeletti: Sullivan University- $ 26,000 and Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000

Brayden Antoniak: UT Knoxville Distinguished Tennessean- $ 53,056 and UT Knoxville Tickle College of Engineering- $ 6,000

Dawson Bandy: Joe Hearn Memorial Career and Technical Education Scholarship Alexandria Lions Club- $ 1,000 and Motlow State Community College Scholarship- $ 2,000

Faith Betancourt: Lee University Dean’s Scholarship- $ 20,000, Dailey & Vincent Helping Hands- $ 2,000, Middle Tennessee State University True Blue- $ 8,000, Tennessee Tech University Presidential- $ 12,000, 3.21 Run for Down Syndrome Awareness- $ 250

Jasmine Bilbrey: Austin Peay State University Presidential- $ 24,000, East Tennessee State University Honors- $ 16,000, SUNY Binghampton University Provost- $ 40,000, University of Alabama Crimson Legends- $ 24,000, Middle Tennessee State University Presidential- $ 18,000, Tennessee Tech University Presidential- $ 16,000, DeKalb County Board of Education Members Scholarship- $ 700, Motlow State Community College Associate Degree, and UT Knoxville Volunteer Scholarship- $ 12,000

Jenna Cantrell: DeKalb County Cattlemen’s Association- $ 500, Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000, DeKalb County Soil Conservation District- $ 500, Jo Ellen Huffman & Ron Rogers Memorial 4-H Scholarship- $ 500, DeKalb County Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers- $ 500, Caney Fork Electric Youth Leadership Summit- $ 250, Tennessee Tech University Agriculture Foundation- $ 1,000, Tennessee Tech University W. Doyle and Melford Smith Scholarship- $ 3,000, 3.21 Run for Down Syndrome Awareness Scholarship- $ 250

Patrick Cantrell: Freed Hardeman University baseball scholarship, First Bank- $ 500, Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000

Marissa Clark: Jo Ellen Huffman & Ron Rogers Memorial 4-H Scholarship- $ 500,

Katie Colwell: American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, Trevecca Nazarene University Academic Scholarship- $ 24,000, Trevecca Nazarene University Endowment Scholarship- $ 30,800, Trevecca Nazarene Advantage Scholarship- $ 8,000, Trevecca Nazarene University Pastor’s Kid Scholarship- $ 32,000

Silas Cross: Officer Joe Bowen Memorial Scholarship- $ 1,250, Love-Cantrell Funeral Home- $ 500

Nathaniel Crook: Kyle & Kenny Robinson Memorial- $ 1,000, Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000, Middle Tennessee State University Future Alumni Scholarship- $ 4,000, Tennessee Tech University Presidential- $ 12,000,

Summer Crook: DeKalb County Cattlemen’s Association- $ 500, American Red Cross- $ 250

Erykah Duverne: Middle Tennessee State University True Blue Scholarship- $ 8,000, Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 12,000, DTC Communications Audio / Visual Scholarship for Excellence- $ 1,000

Allison Eastes: Caney Fork Electric Model Student Award 2021, Daughters of the American Revolution-Good Citizen Award- $ 50, Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour Essay Winner 2020- $ 250, Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour Essay Winner 2021- $ 250, Liberty State Bank – $ 500

Dexton Emberton: Officer Joe Bowen Memorial Scholarship- $ 1,250, Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000, Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 16,000

Maggie Felton: Caney Fork Electric Essay Contest 3rd Place Winner

Kadee Ferrell: Coach Jerry Foster Memorial- $ 500, Southern Landscape Supply / Diamond 9 Sports Student Athlete Scholarship- $ 500, Bryan College Basketball Scholarship- $ 44,000, Bryan College Presidential Merit Academic Scholarship- $ 20,000

Hannah Finan: Caney Fork Electric Essay Contest 4th Place Winner

Isabella France: FirstBank- $ 500, Valedictorian, Arkansas State University Merit and Housing Scholarship- $ 28,000, Tennessee Tech University Upper Cumberland- $ 10,000, UT Chattanooga MOCs Scholarship- $ 12,000, UT Knoxville Beacon Scholarship- $ 20,000, Love-Cantrell Funeral

Hannah Hall: Morehead State University- $ 59,200

Isaiah Harrington: Clay Edwards Memorial Tiger Pride Scholarship- $ 500, Middle Tennessee State University Presidential Scholarship- $ 18,000

Jacey Hatfield: Cumberland University Athletic Scholarship: $ 100,000, Salutatorian, 2022 Cohn High School Alumni Association Scholarship- $ 6,000, 2022 Tennessee School Plant Management Association Scholarship- $ 4,000, US Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award

Grayson Hendrix: DCHS Class of 1966- $ 500, Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 12,000

Tori Hensley: Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000

Kaia Howard: Lucille Stewart Educational Award- $ 2,000

Matthew Keaton: DeKalb County Cattlemen’s Association- $ 500, FirstBank- $ 500, Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000

Isaac Knowles: Lynn Leland Johnson Memorial FFA Agricultural- $ 250, DeKalb Soil Conservation District- $ 500, Tennessee Tech University Football, Alan Hooper Memorial- $ 500, US Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award, and Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 12,000

Madison Lack: Middle Tennessee State University Presidential Scholarship- $ 18,000

Rebecca Lawrence: Caney Fork Electric Essay Contest 1st Place Scholarship Winner, DeKalb Board of Education Members Scholarship- $ 700

Shanti Liu: Belmont University Academic Scholarship- $ 36,000, Middle Tennessee State University Presidential Scholarship- $ 18,000, UT Knoxville Volunteer Scholarship- $ 12,000

Richard David Martinez: Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 16,000

Haylee Merriman: Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000, University of Mobile Dean’s Merit Scholarship- $ 40,000

Logan O’Conner: Caney Fork Electric Essay Contest 2nd Place Winner

Ian Paladino: Lucille Stewart Educational Award- $ 2,000, DeKalb Board of Education Members Scholarship- $ 700, Columbia International University- $ 40,000, American Legion Boys State

Tylan Panker: State Trooper FOP Lodge # 44 Scholarship- $ 500, Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 16,000, UT Knoxville Volunteer Scholarship- $ 20,000,

Kennedy Polk: US Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award

Madelyn Ray: Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000

Kirsten Robinson: Officer Joe Bowen Memorial Scholarship- $ 1,250

Elizabeth Seber: Kyle & Kenny Robinson Memorial- $ 1,000, Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000, Tennessee Tech University Golden Opportunity, Bryan College- $ 8,000

Amarious Shaw: Dailey & Vincent Helping Hands Scholarship- $ 2,000, American Legion Boys State

Nancy Silva: DeKalb Retired Teachers- $ 300, Smithville Business & Professional Women’s Club- $ 500

Natalie Snipes: Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 16,000, Motlow State Community College Associate Degree

Kiley Speaks: Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 12,000

Mackenzie Sprague: Motlow State Community College Associate Degree

Olivia Taylor: Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000, DeKalb Fishing Team- $ 500, DeKalb Retired Teachers- $ 300, Upper Cumberland Association of Realtors- $ 250, Tennessee Tech University Odom Family Prospective Student Scholarship- $ 8,000

Kaydence Thompson: Woodmen Life US History Award- $ 50

Rainey Tiner: Southwest Tennessee Community College Soccer Scholarship

Dylan Trapp: Tennessee Tech University Golden Opportunity

Jamison Trapp: Middle Tennessee State University True Blue Scholarship: $ 8,000, Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 12,000, Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000

Brayden Tubbs: American Legion Boys State

Hagen Waggoner: DeKalb Fishing Team- $ 500, Middle Tennessee State University Presidential Scholarship- $ 18,000

Savanna Warren: US Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence

Ellie Webb: UT Chattanooga Achieve Scholarship- $ 1,000

Sadie West: Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raider Scholarship- $ 1,000, Scottish Rite- $ 1,000, American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, Eddie Crips Memorial- $ 1,000, Love-Cantrell Funeral Home $ 500

Aidan Whitman: Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000, Jean Harney Memorial Scholarship for high achieving math student- $ 500, Southern Landscape Supply / Diamond 9 Sports Student Athlete Scholarship- $ 500, Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 16,000, Love-Cantrell Funeral Home- $ 500

Allison Wilbur: Waynesburg University AB Miller & State Soccer Scholarship- $ 76,000

Jathan Willoughby: Caney Fork Electric Youth Leadership Summit- $ 250, Middle Tennessee State University True Blue Scholarship- $ 8,000, American Legion Boys State, Love-Cantrell Funeral Home- $ 500, Tennessee Tech University Presidential Scholarship- $ 12,000

Jordan Young: Clyde Thomas Family Trust- $ 1,000, Tennessee Tech University Golden Opportunity, Love-Cantrell Funeral Home- $ 500

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