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12 HCS students awarded scholarships from county Solid Waste Authority

The Horry County Solid Waste Authority awarded twelve Horry County Schools’ students $1,000 scholarships to pursue higher education in an environmental field. Each scholarship recipient has served as a volunteer with the Horry County Solid Waste Authority to promote environmental awareness and action within their communities. A scholarship is awarded to one eligible senior from each secondary school in Horry County.

 

Every year, the Horry County Solid Waste Authority awards one eligible graduating senior from each high school in Horry County a one-time, $1,000 scholarship. Over the past eight years, the Solid Waste Authority has awarded $82,000 in scholarships through this program.

 

2014 Environmental Scholarship recipients are: O’Chun Jones, the Academy of Arts, Science and Technology; Katelynn Jones, the Academy for Technology and Academics; Adam Doyle, Aynor High School; Spencer Causey, Conway High School; Mackenzie Morton, HCS Early College High School; Quentin Strickland, Green Sea Floyds High School; Holly Hardee, Loris High School; Jessie Baker, Myrtle Beach High School; Taylor Gerland, North Myrtle Beach High School; Hannah Price, St. James High School; Laura Ouverson, Scholars Academy; and Jaime McKee; Socastee High School.

 

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Front Row: left to right: Taylor Gerland, North Myrtle Beach High School; Jessie Baker, Myrtle Beach High School; Holly Hardee, Loris High School.

 

Back Row: left to right: Laura Ouverson, Scholars Academy; Quentin Strickland, Green Sea Floyds High School; Spencer Causey, Conway High School; Adam Doyle, Aynor High School.