Photos: Polk County honors seniors at awards ceremony

A number of Polk County High School seniors received scholarships and recognition at the school’s annual Senior Awards Night, held on June 9 in the school auditorium.

Video of the event can be watched on YouTube.

Here is a look at seniors who received recognition during the ceremony:

The Ann L. Turner and Geoffrey M. Tennant Foundation Scholarship

Bill Miller, Lacey Gosnell, Alice Tennant

R.J. & Linda Martin Scholarship

Dave Scherping, Anna Morton

Margaret L Forbes Distinguished Scholar Award

Dave Scherping, Ashlyn Ramsey

Stuart Forbes Polk High Scholar

Dave Scherping, Jylyn Barnes

The Community Foundation of Henderson County

Billy Transou, Jeanine Jackson, Chauncey Barber, Jylyn Barnes

New Century Scholars

Joe Crowder, Jylyn Barnes, Ashlyn Ramsey, Keeleigh Bradley, Kailtin Ledbetter, Carley Lawter, Thad Harrill

Gorges-McCall Scholarship

Joe Crowder, Yan Ramirez, Thad Harrill

The Kiwanis Club of Tryon ICC Scholarship

Joe Crowder, David Ramirez, Courtney Waters, John Steen, Thad Harrill

Dr. Warren J. Carson Scholarship

Rev. Eleanor Miller, Jaiden Davis

Kiwanis Club of Tryon Scholarship

Front Row: Boyd Correll, Ashlyn Ramsey, Cari “Mckenna” Hill, Emily Bartlett; Back Row: Sara Wilson, Julia Ridings, Anna Morton, Alexis Chavez-Gonzalez, Margaret Holland, Mary Sasser

People Helping People Scholarship

Chauncey Barber, Anna Morton, Dr. Brandon Schweitzer

Frank & Sybil Giordano Scholarship

Phoebe Burke, Dr. Brandon Schweitzer

NC Farm Bureau R. Flake Scholarship

Luke Beam, Chauncey Barber

N.C. Cattleman’s Foundation

Will Thompson, Ashlyn Ramsey

St. Luke’s Foundation Katherine Kirby Nursing Scholarship

Michelle Fortune, Sara Wilson, Emily Bartlett

National FFA Foundation Scholarships

Andy VonCanon, Chauncey Barber

Next Step Scholarship

Ronette Dill, Dylan Stacey

Rotary Club of Tryon Scholarships

Front Row: Victoria Thompson, Jaiden Davis, Cari “Mckenna” Hill, Jylyn Barnes, Ashlyn Ramsey; Back Row: Kayla Stechschulte, Anna Morton, Chauncey Barber ,Sara Wilson, Julia Ridings, Dave Scherping

Norman L Spivey Memorial Scholarship

Dawn Milachouski, Margaret Holland

Harthorne Wingo Memorial Scholarship

Lemont Jones, Dominique Carson

James & Carolyn McIntyre Memorial Scholarship

John Paul McIntyre, Courtney Waters

Charles Eric Wilson Memorial Award

Shelba Wilson, Jylyn Barnes

American Legion Post 250 Scholarships

John Magee, Sarah Wilson, Kayla Stechschulte, Lacey Gosnell, Chauncey Barber

VFW Post 10349 Scholarships

Kurtis Pike, Julia Ridings, Cari “Mckenna’ Hill, Mr. Terry Trelford

US Army Recruit

Sgt. Wyatt, Patrick Logan Conner

Holy Cross Episcopal Church Scholarship

Front Row: Ashlyn Ramsey, Jaiden Davis, Cari “McKenna” Hill, Victoria Thompson; Back Row: Julia Ridings, Ashlyn Ramsey, Lauren Dotson, Chauncey Barber

Hagan Scholarship

Jylyn Barnes

Polk Soil & Water Conservation District Scholarship

Ashlyn Ramsey, Chauncey Barber, Katherine Campuzano-Gomez

The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

Carley Lawter

The Golden LEAF Scholarship

Ashlyn Ramsey, Lacey Gosnell, Kinsley Huskey

North Carolina Teaching Fellows

Lauren Dotson, Chauncey Barber

WNC Bridge Foundation Scholarship

Jylyn Barnes

Future Health Professionals Scholarship

Cari “Mckenna” Hill

Alan Peoples Extra Mile Scholarship

Cari “Mckenna” Hill

Paula Russell Nursing Scholarship

Deaken Nodine

Green Blades Garden Club Scholarship

Chauncey Barber

DAR Good Citizen Award

Ashlyn Ramsey

Foreign Exchange Student Recognition

Triet Nguyen (Vietnam), Marlene Eichenberger (Switzerland), Luiz Goncalves (Brazil), Arianna Zanchi (Italy)

Pharmacy Tech Recognition

Katelyn Berg, Nathan Miller, Sara Wilson, Susan Lail, Josclyn Paul-Minegar, Jylyn Barnes, Harley Jones

Nursing Fundamentals CNA Recognition

Front Row: Katelyn Berg, Brittany Hall, Savannah Barrett, Emily Bartlett, Cari “Mckenna” Hill, Harley Jones, Deaken Nodine; Back Row: Phoenix Roush, Benjamin Holtey, Nathan Miller, Sara Wilson, Susan Lail, Josclyn Paul-Minegar, Jylyn Barnes, Phoebe Burke, Lindsey Jenkins
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