Emancipation Committee Scholarship winners


GALLIA COUNTY — The Gallia County Emancipation Celebration Board recently announced its 2017 scholarship award winners.

Each of six students has been awarded $500 in a scholarship and will be presented with checks to them on Saturday afternoon during the 2017 Emancipation Celebration to be held at Bob Evans Farm in Rio Grande Sept. 16 and 17.

Garrett Rogers will be attending Hocking College and studying forestry. Scott Hughes will be attending the University of Rio Grande with no chosen field of study at this time. Grant Gilmore will attend Miami University to study history. Bryson Payne will attend Shawnee State University to study business administration. Justyce Stout will attend Shawnee State University to study photography. Jayanna Armstrong will attend the University of Rio Grande to study social services.