Scholarships awarded to 19 area students

Published 4:57 pm Friday, July 8, 2022

The Cumberland County Public Schools Foundation Inc. has given 45 scholarships to 19 students which include eight college students and 11 high school students for a total of $41,104 in 2022. This is the foundation’s highest total ever.

To date, the foundation has given a total of $137,734 in teacher grants and $480,000 in scholarships to Cumberland High School graduates. The grand total of foundation giving is $618,000.

• Chelsea Moorefield received the Green Ridge Scholarship and the Friend of the Library – Books Scholarship for a total of $2,250 and will be attending Longwood University.

• Jack McCutchen received the Green Ridge Scholarship, Sonny Merriman Scholarship, Southside Electric Scholarship and Friend of the Library – Books Scholarship for a total of $2,250 and will be attending the University of Vermont.

• Ashley Worrell received the Cumberland Clothes Closet Scholarship, Green Ridge Scholarship and the Lineweaver Family Scholarship for a total of $3,000 and will be attending the University of Virginia.

• Caitlin Hartley received the David Goodman Memorial Scholarship and the Cumberland Clothes Closet Scholarship for a total of $3,162 and will be attending Longwood University.

• Ebony Aruz-Tellez received the Green Ridge Scholarship and the Elizabeth Dawson Memorial Scholarship for a total of $2,000 and will be attending Longwood University.

• Mariah Paras received the Cumberland Clothes Closet Scholarship and the Letterpress Scholarship for a total of $1,500 and will be attending James Madison University.

• Calvin Foster received the Cartersville Ruritan Club Scholarship and the Green Ridge Scholarship for a total of $1,500 and will be attending Virginia Commonwealth University.

• Caroline Seal received the Cumberland Clothes Closet Scholarship, Dale Thornton – Books Scholarship and the Eldridge Sanderson Scholarship for a total of $2,270 and will be attending James Madison University.

• Patricia Murrill received the Cumberland Clothes Closet Scholarship and the William and Ada Sanderson Memorial Scholarship for a total of $3,142 and will be attending Pace University.

• Daniel Stone received the Green Ridge Scholarship, Eric L. Robinson Memorial Scholarship, Buggy Tops Scholarship-Books Scholarship and Friends of the Library – Books Scholarship for a total of $3,000 and will be attending Liberty University.

• Cole Fillman received the Zeke Sanderson Memorial Scholarship for a total of $1,020 and will be attending Longwood University.

• Elizabeth Newman received the Thomas Chapel Scholarship, Woman’s Club of Cumberland – Books Scholarship and the Carla Urqahart Memorial Scholarship for a total of $1,700 and will be attending Radford University.

• Cooper Ellis received the Green Ridge Scholarship, Olander Fleming Scholarship, and the 5K Participant Donation – Books for a total of $1,740 and will be attending George Mason University.

• Helena Trent received the Cumberland Clothes Closet Scholarship and the Elizabeth Dawson Memorial Scholarship for a total of $2,000 and will be attending Old Dominion University.

• Wyatt Pence received the Green Ridge Scholarship and the William and Ada Sanderson Memorial Scholarship for a total of $2,020 and will be attending George Mason University.

• Kyler Gilliam received the Green Ridge Scholarship for a total of $2,000 and will be attending Virginia Commonwealth University.

• Mark Patterson received the Pediatrics Therapies – Books Scholarship and the Green Ridge Scholarship for a total of $1,300 and will be attending Old Dominion University.

• Shelia Robinson received the Green Ridge Scholarship, Friends of the Library Scholarship, Cumberland Clothes Closet Scholarship and the Colonial Pipeline Scholarship for a total of $3,250 and will be attending Virginia Commonwealth University.

• Marya Elasha received the John and Betty Sanderson Scholarship and the Spread Love Scholarship for a total of $2,000 and will be attending Virginia Commonwealth University.