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Buckingham students receive scholarships, awards

The JROTC program produced students who gave over 200 hours of community service as part of their senior year. Pictured are, from left, Jason Gormus, K’Juan Gough, Cody Shook and Ronald Bagby III. Gough has joined the U.S. Air Force and Bagby will serve in the National Guard. (Photo by Italia Gregory)

The JROTC program produced students who gave over 200 hours of community service as part of their senior year. Pictured are, from left, Jason Gormus, K’Juan Gough, Cody Shook and Ronald Bagby III. Gough has joined the U.S. Air Force and Bagby will serve in the National Guard. (Photo by Italia Gregory)

Buckingham families gave generously to the high school’s students in memory of their loved ones to the Class of 2016. Pictured are, from left, front row, Alexandra Ayala (Harrison Davis), Charlotte Powell (F. D. Johns, Sharon Dowdy Tew), Shelby Wise (Jasmine Cher’rae Benson), Emily LeSueur (Harrison Davis and Meghan C. Snoddy), back, Melissa Wright (Dr. Sam Jones, John Buschmann), Ashley Hellerstedt (Dr. Sam Jones, Ella Senger Payne) and Ly’Shae Johnson (Meghan C. Snoddy). (Photo by Italia Gregory)

Buckingham families gave generously to the high school’s students in memory of their loved ones to the Class of 2016. Pictured are, from left, front row, Alexandra Ayala (Harrison Davis), Charlotte Powell (F. D. Johns, Sharon Dowdy Tew), Shelby Wise (Jasmine Cher’rae Benson), Emily LeSueur (Harrison Davis and Meghan C. Snoddy), back, Melissa Wright (Dr. Sam Jones, John Buschmann), Ashley Hellerstedt (Dr. Sam Jones, Ella Senger Payne) and Ly’Shae Johnson (Meghan C. Snoddy). (Photo by Italia Gregory)

Buckingham County seniors were recently recognized for volunteer service to their community. Each of the seniors earned a Green Cord to honor the act of volunteering at least 100 hours in their senior year. Pictured are, from left, front row, Alexandra Ayala, Charlotte Powell, Shelby Wise, Michael Allen, middle, La’Shae Johnson, Ashley Hellerstedt, Michael Mabry, Jr., back, Carly Jones, Kaitlyn Shumaker and Austin Williams. Not pictured are Bailey Anderson, Adrianna Coleman, Brent Davis, Cody Smith and Clinton Toney. (Photo by Italia Gregory)

Buckingham County seniors were recently recognized for volunteer service to their community. Each of the seniors earned a Green Cord to honor the act of volunteering at least 100 hours in their senior year. Pictured are, from left, front row, Alexandra Ayala, Charlotte Powell, Shelby Wise, Michael Allen, middle, La’Shae Johnson, Ashley Hellerstedt, Michael Mabry, Jr., back, Carly Jones, Kaitlyn Shumaker and Austin Williams. Not pictured are Bailey Anderson, Adrianna Coleman, Brent Davis, Cody Smith and Clinton Toney. (Photo by Italia Gregory)

Community organizations and businesses offered numerous scholarships to the graduates. Pictured are, from left, front row, Charlotte Powell (Alpha Kappa Kappa), Bailey Anderson (Peter Francisco Soil and Water Conservation District), middle, La’Shae Johnson (Delta Sigma Theta and ECMC Foundation College Night), Ricardo Vallejo (ECMC Foundation/College Night), Shelby Wise (Virginia Credit Union), back, Rebecca Moore (Towler and Keystone Lodge #188), Melissa Wright (Tenaska), Shauntice Banks (Keystone Lodge #188). Not pictured are Zachary Baird, Tiara Bolden, Destiny Spencer and Atavia Watson— all who received ECMC Foundation/College Night scholarships. (Photo by Italia Gregory)

Community organizations and businesses offered numerous scholarships to the graduates. Pictured are, from left, front row, Charlotte Powell (Alpha Kappa Kappa), Bailey Anderson (Peter Francisco Soil and Water Conservation District), middle, La’Shae Johnson (Delta Sigma Theta and ECMC Foundation College Night), Ricardo Vallejo (ECMC Foundation/College Night), Shelby Wise (Virginia Credit Union), back, Rebecca Moore (Towler and Keystone Lodge #188), Melissa Wright (Tenaska), Shauntice Banks (Keystone Lodge #188). Not pictured are Zachary Baird, Tiara Bolden, Destiny Spencer and Atavia Watson— all who received ECMC Foundation/College Night scholarships. (Photo by Italia Gregory)

Buckingham’s businesses and community organizations continued their tremendous support of the county’s high school students through scholarships. Scholarship recipients are, from left, front row, Charlotte Powell (CADRE Scholarship), Shelby Wise (Dudley West Scholarship), middle, Damero Gough, standing, (Buckingham Correctional Center Employee Scholarship), Ashley Hellerstedt (Dudley West Memorial, Spreading God’s Gifts, Buckingham Woman’s Club), Carley Jones (Straight Street), Austin Flood, standing, (Spreading God’s Gifts), back, Ja’Mir Smith (Spreading God’s Gifts and GRASP Foundation) and Michael Allen (Dudley West Memorial and Spreading God’s Gifts). (Photo by Italia Gregory)

Buckingham’s businesses and community organizations continued their tremendous support of the county’s high school students through scholarships. Scholarship recipients are, from left, front row, Charlotte Powell (CADRE Scholarship), Shelby Wise (Dudley West Scholarship), middle, Damero Gough, standing, (Buckingham Correctional Center Employee Scholarship), Ashley Hellerstedt (Dudley West Memorial, Spreading God’s Gifts, Buckingham Woman’s Club), Carley Jones (Straight Street), Austin Flood, standing, (Spreading God’s Gifts), back, Ja’Mir Smith (Spreading God’s Gifts and GRASP Foundation) and Michael Allen (Dudley West Memorial and Spreading God’s Gifts). (Photo by Italia Gregory)