With more than $3 million, Morgan Academy Class of 2020 sets record in scholarships and offers

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Morgan Academy Class of 2020 graduates toss their mortarboards high in celebration Thursday, May 21 following graduation exercises held on the football field.
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The Morgan Academy Class of 2020 held graduation exercises Thursday, May 21 on the school’s football field. And it was announced the senior class set a record for scholarships.

Sheryl Schroeder announced that the class of 2020 broke the record setting the highest scholarship amount received in school history with $3,092,716 in scholarship awards and offers.

Valedictorian is Judy Assaad had a GPA of 4.32 and will be attending Wake Forest studying pre-med.  Salutatorian is Rachel Johnson had a GPA of 4.29 and will be attending Mississippi State University studying biological science.

Scholarships and offers received by the Morgan Academy class of 2020 totaling $3,092,716.00 went to the following recipients:

Averee Adams, The University of Alabama; Judy Assaad, Alabama Girls State Scholarship, Baylor University, Delta Kappa Gamma Academic Scholarship, Distinguished Young Woman of Dallas County Organization, The University of Alabama, The University of Mississippi, Veterans Voice of Democracy Scholarship and Wake Forest University; Abbie Bohannon, Miss Morgan Academy Scholarship, Mississippi State University and The University of Alabama;

Gracen Bridges, Alabama College Counts Scholarship and Auburn University; Ethan Cargill, Bellhaven University, Faulkner University, Huntingdon College, Jacksonville State University, Mississippi College, Selma Quarterback Club, The University of South Alabama, The University of West Alabama and Troy University; Taylor Leigh Chappelle, Auburn University and The University of Alabama; Maggie Colley, Huntingdon College and The University of West Alabama; Gus Colvin, Belhaven University, Louisiana State University, Mississippi State University and The University of Alabama;

Matthew Davis, Lawson State Community College, The University of Alabama in Huntsville and The University of Arkansas Little Rock; Porter Edwards, The University of South Alabama; Cade Egbert, Southern Union State Community College; Mary Kathryn Egbert, Auburn University at Montgomery; Tyler Elliott, Nell Edwards Christian Character Scholarship and The University of Alabama; Joseph Estes, William Carey University; Aubrey Holladay, Auburn University at Montgomery, Benton Baptist Church Scholarship and Huntingdon College;

Trent Huff, Mississippi State University; Will Ingram, Alabama Farmers Federation Scholarship, Auburn University, Peter C. Bertucci Scholarship, Selma Quarterback Club and The University of Alabama; Rachel Johnson, Auburn University, Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi; Colleen Jones, Berry College, Marion Military Institute, The University of South Alabama and The University of West Alabama; KaLee Jones, Faulkner University, Poarch Band of Creek Indians Scholarship and Troy University;

Kenley Kauffman, Faulkner University, Poarch Band of Creek Indians Scholarship and Troy University; Jeremy Lee, Troy University, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, The University of Central Florida, The University of South Alabama, The University of Southern Mississippi, The University of West Alabama and Winthrop University; Thomas Morris, Selma Quarterback Club and Snead State Community College; Natalie Oslund, Auburn University and The University of Alabama; Mary Ashlyn Pearce, Auburn University, Delta Kapa Gamma Academic Scholarship, Karim Oaks Senator Citizenship Scholarship;

D.J. Smiley, Coastal North Community College, Mississippi Valley State University and Xavier University of Louisiana; Ansley Smitherman, Huntingdon College, The University of Alabama and The University of South Alabama; Emily Strickland, Alabama Ag Credit Scholarship, Field Trial Scholarship, Distinguished Young Woman of Dallas County Organization and Mississippi State University; Caroline Thomas, Auburn University, Auburn University at Montgomery, Electric Cooperative Foundation Scholarship and Mississippi State University;

Milam Turner, Auburn University, The University of Alabama and The University of Mississippi; Richard Alan Waters, Alabama Independent School Association SGA Scholarship, Auburn University, Belhaven University, Louisiana State University, Mandy Bagwell Memorial Scholarship, The Savannah College of Art and Design, The University of Alabama, The University of Mississippi, The University of The South and Warren Wilson College.

The graduating class includes Averee Kathleen Adams, Tindall Cole Albritton, Judy Assaad, Abigail Brynn Bohannon, Gracen McHugh Bridges, Ethan Elliston Cargill, Taylor Leigh Chappelle, Margaret Claire Colley, Gus Wilson Colvin IV, Matthew Gray Davis, William Porter Edwards, Jason Cade Egbert, Mary Kathryn Egbert, Tyler Mack Elliott, Joseph Andrew Estes, Aubrey Elizabeth Holladay, Trent Burton Huff, William McCain Ingram, Rachel Leigh Johnson, Colleen Salter Jones, KaLee Gayle Jones, Kenley Elizabeth Kauffman, Jeremy Joseph Lee Jr., Thomas Carter Morris, Natalie Brooke Oslund, Mary Ashlyn Pearce, DeMarckus James Smiley, Ansley Halyn Smitherman, Emily Rachel Strickland, Caroline Walton Thomas, Mary Elizabeth Todd, William Milam Turner IV, Richard Allen Waters II and Bradley Pierce Williams.

Look for more to come in The Selma Sun.

The Morgan Academy Class of 2020 graduates take the football field on Thursday, May 21
Morgan graduates received their diplomas and roses for their parents.