graduate diplomaHOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (3/19/13) – Tune in tonight at 6pm to City TV Channel 12 (on Time Warner Cable) or watch the online live stream as Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp and City Council celebrate this year’s top 10 Mayor’s Scholars essay writers.
 
Through this district-wide competition, ten students have earned Chamber gift certificates redeemable at over 100 participating local businesses – $25 for those essays judged 2nd through 9th place and $50 for the 1st place essay. Students will also be recognized at a School Board meeting next week.
 
2013 Mayor’s Scholars Essay Finalists
 
1st Devin Dukes, NDMS 6th Kelsey Latham, NDMS
2nd Tyler Latham, NDMS 7th Meredith Pace, HMS
3rd Iveonna Powell, NDMS 8th Mary Rae’ann Grace, NDMS
4th Andre Green, Jr., HMS 9th Ashley Licquia, NDMS
5th Kaci McClelland, HMS 10th Billy Nichols, NDMS
 
Mayor Kemp commented, “We want to encourage students to consider their future educational options as early as possible, so we’ve developed the Mayor’s Scholars program criteria to mirror that of the Rotary Scholars Program in hopes that students will consider that tremendous opportunity.”
 
To be named a Mayor’s Scholar, students must have a 2.5 GPA, maintain a 95% attendance rate, and attend a Christian County Public Schools middle school. Eligible students submitting an essay outlining their future education and career goals were named Mayor’s Scholars last week and are invited to attend a day-long field trip to Murray State University main campus on March 28. Fifty-nine scholars were named this year.
 
2013 Mayor’s Scholars
 
CCMS Scholars
Asya Bell
Taylor Blakeley
Alexis Cole
Miranda Hale
Payton Hale
Drew Hancock
Makayla Harris
Te'Laisha L. Hollowell
Colby Howard
Aisha Pantiere
Cody Powers
Monica Rivas
Sammi Settle
Jamison Sholar
Jerome Smith
Kaylin Smith
Sara Stokes
Sarah Urbanek
Takaylah Watkins
Heaven Wisdom
 
HMS Scholars
Ka'Tyvin Anthony
Claire Campbell
Katrina Chavez
Karson Fincham
Andre Green, Jr.
Chloe Harbour
Caroline Heltsley
Ahjahrae Holloway
Garrett Hopper
Kenneth Hyams
Kaley Keel
Jack McAdams
Kaci McClelland
Iyana McKoy
Mary Glenn Orem
Meredith Pace
Mariah Parker
Elizabeth Poe
Mary Glenn Powell
Hannah Skuljan
 
NDMS Scholars
Jaleon Abrams
Brandon Bonilla
Gregory Bush
Breanna Craft
Devin Dukes
Mary Rae'ann Grace
Anastasia Hicks
Kelsey Latham
Tyler Latham
Ashley Licquia
Garath May
Megan Maywald
Whittany McGhee
Fantasya Mohon
Billy Nichols
Iveonna Powell
Caleb Quiñonez
Dareasha Radford
John Schuzer
 
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