MHS top grads earn $250K in scholarships


By Lorna Hart - lhart@civitasmedia.com



The 2016 Bachtel Scholarship Recipients are pictured with Foundation of Appalachian Ohio representative, Marianne Campbell. From Left to Right are: Kelsie Powell, Haiden English, Marianne Campbell, Jaxon Meadows and Tyler Fields.


The top two students of the Meigs High School Class of 2016 were Valdictorian Kelsie Powell and Salutatorian Lara Perrin.


Meigs High School 2016 seniors award recipiants: Front row: Kaitlyn Cooper, Adrianna Patterson, Tracy Herdman, Devon Buffington, Alexandra Houdashelt, Sadie Fox, Kelsie Powell, and Cory Scarberry. Second row: Tyler Fields, Miranda Gillian, Kayla Cooper, Chase Scarberry, Katie Gilkey, and Colton Lilly. Third row: Haley Wilson, Jaxon Meadows, Lara Perrin and Haiden English.


POMEROY — Meigs High School seniors recently were awarded more than $250,000 in scholarships during the annual Senior Awards Ceremony.

Meigs High School, located at 42091 Pomeroy Pike in Pomeroy, is a comprehensive high school with an enrollment of approximately 700 students. The mission of Meigs High School to “implement a curriculum that advances the physical, academic, and commitment of parents and community.”

Kelsie Powell, Jaxon Meadows, Haiden English and Tyler Fields each received the 2016 Bachtel Scholarship. This award of $7,500 is disbursed over a three-year period from a scholarship endowment managed by the Foundation of Appalachian Ohio.

Powell and Meadows received awards in recognition of academic achievement and English and Fields were recognized for athletic excellence.

Kelsie Powell, MHS 2016 valedictorian, also received the Jake Bapst Scholarship from Rio Grande Community College, which is full tuition for two years.

Jaxon Meadows, MHS honorarian, received the Land Grant Scholarship from The Ohio State University, which is full tuition for four years.

Lara Perrin, MHS 2016 salutatorian, received the Dr. James H. and Nellie Rowley Jewell Cutler Scholar Award from Ohio University, a full ride scholarship with paid opportunities to travel abroad. This scholarship totals around $100,000 and is given to one student from Meigs County attending Ohio University.

Contact Lorna Hart at 740-992-2155 Ext.2551.

The 2016 Bachtel Scholarship Recipients are pictured with Foundation of Appalachian Ohio representative, Marianne Campbell. From Left to Right are: Kelsie Powell, Haiden English, Marianne Campbell, Jaxon Meadows and Tyler Fields.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_bachtel-recipients-2016-1-.jpgThe 2016 Bachtel Scholarship Recipients are pictured with Foundation of Appalachian Ohio representative, Marianne Campbell. From Left to Right are: Kelsie Powell, Haiden English, Marianne Campbell, Jaxon Meadows and Tyler Fields.

The top two students of the Meigs High School Class of 2016 were Valdictorian Kelsie Powell and Salutatorian Lara Perrin.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_top-2-2016-1-.jpgThe top two students of the Meigs High School Class of 2016 were Valdictorian Kelsie Powell and Salutatorian Lara Perrin.

Meigs High School 2016 seniors award recipiants: Front row: Kaitlyn Cooper, Adrianna Patterson, Tracy Herdman, Devon Buffington, Alexandra Houdashelt, Sadie Fox, Kelsie Powell, and Cory Scarberry. Second row: Tyler Fields, Miranda Gillian, Kayla Cooper, Chase Scarberry, Katie Gilkey, and Colton Lilly. Third row: Haley Wilson, Jaxon Meadows, Lara Perrin and Haiden English.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/web1_Meigs-Scholarships-Main.jpgMeigs High School 2016 seniors award recipiants: Front row: Kaitlyn Cooper, Adrianna Patterson, Tracy Herdman, Devon Buffington, Alexandra Houdashelt, Sadie Fox, Kelsie Powell, and Cory Scarberry. Second row: Tyler Fields, Miranda Gillian, Kayla Cooper, Chase Scarberry, Katie Gilkey, and Colton Lilly. Third row: Haley Wilson, Jaxon Meadows, Lara Perrin and Haiden English.

By Lorna Hart

lhart@civitasmedia.com

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