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FMU recognizes scholars at awards banquet

FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University recently recognized Presidential Scholars, Francis Marion Scholars and Palmetto Fellows at its annual Academic Awards Banquet.

Presidential and Francis Marion scholarships are among the most prestigious scholarships at the university.

Palmetto Fellows scholarships are awarded to South Carolina high school students with exemplary academic credentials. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education selects Palmetto Fellows based on criteria that include class rank, extracurricular activities, leadership ability, and school recommendations. Palmetto Fellows receive up to a $5,000 per year scholarship from the state, for up to four years of undergraduate study, if the student adheres to the provisions of the Palmetto Fellows program.

Students recognized were:



Kansas: Janet Marie Rice of Topeka, Kan.
Kentucky: Justin Lee Slatten of Versailles, Ky.
Ohio: Katherine Lee Lathan of Cincinnati, Ohio

South Carolina (by city):

Conway: Gregory Shepard Williams
Dillon: Shenek Catrell Heyward, Shuana Denise Heyward
Florence:  Lisa Chalian, Shelly Lynn Eaddy, Jessica Devon Wiggins
Johnsonville: Doran McClain Dennis
Pamplico: Amy Danielle Evans
Pinopolis: John Martine Watson
Timmonsville: Bradley S. Howell


International: Andrew Robert Grant Ross of Pietermaritzburg, South Africa


Florida: David Wayne Gardner Jr. of Deltona, Fla.
New York: Brian Paul Chiswell of Otisville, N.Y.; Sabina Gloria Sapienza of Shoreham, N.Y.
North Carolina: Brian Christopher Broadwell of Wilson, N.C.
Ohio: Brad William Crysler of Mentor, Ohio; Lindsay Marie Madden of Hudson, Ohio; Jenny Lyn Michael of Canal Fulton, Ohio
Tennessee: Heather Michelle Duncan of Greenville, Tenn.; Jonathon Edward Weatherly of Kingsport, Tenn.
Virginia: Amanda Kay Eckert of Yorktown, Va.

South Carolina (by city):

Anderson: Allan Edmund Burgess Jr.
Aynor: Christyn Renee Floyd, April Michelle Mills
Chester: Erin Michelle Holladay
Coward: Misty Nicole Lee
Effingham: Belva Lynn Kirven
Florence: Shannon Marie Asko, Andrew Phillip Calcutt, Joshua Hamilton Hicks, Stephanie Paige Lewis, Kyana Ginean Maize, Araceli D. Marchan, Toni Miranda Massey, Marcie Elaine Purvis, Thomas Ray Rotan, Ruth D. Frink Southerland, Kelli Elizabeth Steen, Mark Eugene Wallace, Carrie J. Nice Wilcox, Shannel Anita Williams
Galivants Ferry: Jason S. Stalvey
Green Sea: Maranda Jill Blanton
Hartsville: Amy Renee Coker, Karen Melissa Hart
Hemingway: Nathan James Wall
Jackson: Melissa Ann Cross
Lancaster: Stephen Perry Willis
Latta: Casey Renee Demery, Jarett Russell Taylor
Lexington: Candace Marie Smith
Marion: Elizabeth Maria Bullard, Angela Carol Hucks
Mullins: Kelly Michelle King
New Zion: Leah Katherine Poston Gibbons
Nichols: Tiffany Nicole Causey Lee
Pickens: Lindsay C. Cater
Ridgeville: Jennifer Lynn Austin
Rock Hill: Daniel Marion Kibbe
Scranton: Christy Nicole McAllister
Sumter: Jennifer Elizabeth Norman
Timmonsville: James Watson Anderson Jr.
Turbeville: Shana Elizabeth Gibbons, Charles Edward Scurry
West Columbia: Jessica April Glenn


South Carolina (by city):

Bethune: Lori Ann Gardner
Coward: Misty Nicole Lee
Dillon: Shenek Catrell Heyward
Dorchester: Alistair Marshall Connor
Florence: Shannon Marie Asko, Lisa Chalian, Shelly Lynn Eaddy, Stephanie Paige Lewis, Marcie Elaine Purvis, Kelli Elizabeth Steen, Jessica Devon Wiggins
Galivants Ferry: Erin Renee Hucks
Hemingway: Patricia Luann Collins
Jackson: Melissa Ann Cross
Johnsonville: Doran McClain Dennis
Lake City: Tara Jane Floyd
Lancaster: Stephen Perry Willis
Lexington: Candace Marie Smith
Marion: Elizabeth Maria Bullard
North Charleston: Den Mark Lynch Jr.
Pamplico: Amy Danielle Evans
Pinopolis: John Martine Watson
Turbeville: Charles Edward Scurry

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Last Published: June 7, 2004 5:33 AM
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