Hineman earns Boothe scholarship



GALLIPOLIS — The 2016 recipient of the Jaret Rae Boothe Memorial Scholarship is Mariah Hineman.

Hineman is the daughter of Charles and Janelle Hineman. While attending South Gallia High School, Hineman was active in National Honor Society, National Beta Club, Future Farmers of America, Student Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, PRIDE and Spanish Club. She also participated in volleyball and softball.

In the community, Hineman is active in 4-H and attends Victory Baptist Church in Crown City.

Mariah received the WSAZ Best of the Class, Senior Salute and Ohio University Signature Award. She also was co-valedictorian of the South Gallia High School Class of 2016. She plans to attend Ohio University and major in civil engineering.

The Jaret Rae Boothe Memorial Scholarship was established in the spring of 2004 by J.R. Boothe, who graduated from South Gallia High School as valedictorian of the Class of 1999. Recipients are selected based on grade point average, leadership, service, character and percentage of Beta Club activities completed.

— Submitted by Leda Harrison