BLACKSBURG – On May 4, the Rotary Club of Blacksburg awarded three scholarships to Montgomery County High School seniors.
The Fine Arts Award is given to a student who exhibits a good personal character, and who lives the Rotary Motto of “Service above Self.” Students audition before a committee of Rotarians. This year’s winners are Kelsie Groseclose, Abigail Plummer and Adalyn Williams.
Groseclose is a senior at Auburn High School. She is a talented artist and will attend Concord College in the fall majoring in Studio Art and will also be a member of the Concord women’s soccer team.
Williams will graduate from Christiansburg High School. Her imagination and creativity in using several different mediums to create her art is unique and inspired. She will attend Brigham Young University, and major in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Fine Arts.
Plummer of is a senior at Blacksburg High School and has been dancing since she was very young. She is excited to further her dancing career at VCU in the fall and will be majoring in Dance and Choreography.
Each student receives a $1,000 college scholarship, and the Rotary Club will place a children’s book in the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library in their honor.
Annually the Rotary Club of Blacksburg selects outstanding seniors from Montgomery County’s four high schools to receive Fine Arts, Math/Science and Career and Technical Education awards and scholarships.
Submitted by the Blacksburg Rotary Club