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Local Education

June 16, 2013

Academic Accolades: June 16

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Stephen Dowers of Anderson High School, and the son of Teresa and Jeffrey Dowers, received the $1,500 AFT AFL/CIO Scholarship.

Jason Cramer of Anderson High School received the $1,500 Bill Pyle Scholarship. He is the son of Michelle and Marshall Cramer.

Jeri Ann Smith of Anderson High School received the $1,500 AFT Legacy Scholarship. She is the daughter of Laura and J. Douglas Smith.

In honor of Keith Millikan and his dedication to education, the Anderson Federation of Teachers has added a new scholarship and is awarding it to an area senior upon the successful completion of his/her high school career. The Keith Millikan Legacy scholarship was established by the AFT through the governing body, the Executive Board. The award is $1,500 and the applicant must be a senior in high school and attend the non-charter public high school in the district where he/she resides or attend Anderson High School.

This year’s recipient is Abigail Maxey of Lapel High School. She is the daughter of Leah and Tom Maxey.

Thompson receives Hutton Award

PENDLETON — On May 30, Pendleton Elementary School-Intermediate held its Awards Program. Each year, one student is recognized as the recipient of the Bill Hutton Character Award. This award was created to honor Hutton’s retirement after 34 years of service to South Madison. The criteria for the award include leadership, initiative, selflessness, a good friend and role model, and someone that “does the right thing.”

This year’s award went to Hunter Thompson, son of Jason and Amy Thompson.

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