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Graduation 2009: Jesse Carson grads receive awards, scholarships and recognition

Jesse Carson High School seniors were recently recognized with awards and scholarships.
Those recognized are:
All-County Scholars: Andrew Hebert, Alex Basinger, Matt Heffelfinger, Shaina Mortenson.
J. Michael McDuffie Scholarship: Jeremy Westover.
Helen S. & Julius L. Goldman Scholarship: Casey Wellmon.
Salisbury Rotary Club Scholarship: Ethan Overcash.
Salisbury Rotary Club Athletic Leadership Award: Scott Ashby.China Grove Rotary Club: Ethan Overcash.
Julian C. Johnston Scholarship: Alex Basinger.
AkzoNobel Scholarship: Alex Basinger.
SECU People Helping People Scholarship: Kayla Overcash.
F&M Bank Merit Award: Cameron Wilson.
RCCC Endowment Scholarship: Megan Sullivan.
Catawba College Scholarships: Ashton Alexander, Casey Devlin.
Jean Jordan Scholarship: Torie Lucas.
Zeta Phi Beta: Keila Marlin.
RSS Education OfficeProfessionals Scholarship: Savannah Marett.
Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship: Asia Rucker.
Samuel R. Johnson Scholarship: Keila Marlin.
Alpha Kappa Alpha: Asia Rucker.
BK Barringer Scholarship: Corey Clawson.
Eugene McCombs Scholarship: Dylan Overcash.
Ralph Ketner & William Comer Scholarship: Paul Abernathy.
DAR Good Citizen: Amber Adams.
Student Council Award: Courtney Cress, Casey Wellmon.
Mount Zion UCC Frank Cress Scholarship: Courtney Cress.
Dare to Imagine Waterworks Scholarship: Hannah Thompson.
Rowan County Veterans Council American History Award: Kayla Hamby.
Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award: Andrew Hebert, Sydney Houghton.
Marine Corps Semper Fidelis Award: Alex Basinger, Katelyn Garcia.
Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award: John Mullis, Courtney Cress.
Steen’s Cougar Crew Scholarship: Alex Basinger, Asia Rucker.
National Honor Society Gold Award: Torie Lucas, Asia Rucker.
National Honor Society Silver Award: Hailey Hunt, Dylan Overcash.
Rowan-Salisbury Association of Educators: Ethan Overcash.
Rowan-Salisbury Principals and Assistant Principals Scholarship: Courtney Cress
Rowan-Salisbury PTA Council: Alex Basinger.
Department award winners
Art: Hannah Thompson, Stacie Edwards, Cliff Woods.
Chorus: Andrew Hebert, Julia White.
Agriculture: Griffin Corriher, Josh Michael.
English: Sydney Houghton.
Newspaper: Jordan Burke.
Yearbook: Kayla Hamby, Madison Goodman.
French: Jenny Phimmasone.
Spanish: Kristin Merritt.
Orange and Blue Crew School Spirit Award: Scott Ashby.
Math: Andrew Hebert.
Calculus: Casey Wellmon.
Chemistry: Raymond Scott Beije, Alex Basinger.
Physics: Ethan Overcash.
Biology: Andrew Hebert.
Social Studies: Anel Ramic.
Special recognition
Perfect attendance for four years: Kristin Merritt.
Junior marshal medals: Erin Basinger, Linda Castillo-Murillo, Robert Gianfrancesco, Zach Grkman, Ethan Horne, Amber Ingraham, Tom Keoboupha, Kourtney McGrady, Donald McIntyre III, Anna Maphis, Joseph Marquez, Sarah Morgan, Edward Pietryk III, Shanna Stewart, Julie Tonnesen, Whitney Troutman, Taylor Whitley.
Girls State: Julie Bruce.
SAT/ACT Honor Roll: Ashton Alexander, Alex Basinger, Jordan Burke, Katelyn Garcia, Matt Heffelfinger, Sydney Houghton, Kristin Merritt, Josh Michael, William Misenheimer, Shaina Mortenson, Ethan Overcash, Kayla Overcash, Matt Peeler, Joanna Pettigrew, Aaron Walser, Casey Wellmon, Cameron Wilson.
Other scholarships
Johnson and Wales FFA Scholarship: Caleb Goodman.
Scott Ellis Scholarship (Campbell): Patrick Hunter.
Woodleaf Lanes Rowan Middle-High School Scholarship: Hailey Hunt.
Pegasus Gold Scholarship (Central Florida): Matt Heffelfinger.
Distinction Scholarship (Montana State): Jeremy Westover.
Bonner Scholarship (Mars Hill): Andrew Hebert.
NAACP Scholarship: Keila Marlin.
Nancy Faggart Apprentice of the Year Scholarship: Megan Honeycutt.
Trustee Scholarship (Wingate): Kayla Hamby.
Lineberger Scholarship (Lenoir-Rhyne): Ethan Overcash.
Adolescent & Family Enrichment Council Scholarship: Madison Goodman.
Keystone Scholarship (Montreat): Will Misenheimer.

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