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Bluestone grads receive $42,000 in Ruritan college scholarships

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Ruritan 2014 Scholarship Recipients — Pictured with Clarksville Ruritan Club President Charles Lee (far left) and Vice President Dave Patton (far right) are recipients of $75,000 in college scholarships awarded this year to students from Bluestone High School. Missing from the photo is Jonathan Tyler Williamson.
SoVaNow.com / July 02, 2014
The Clarksville Ruritan Club awarded $42,000 in scholarships to graduates of Bluestone High School who are starting college in the fall of 2014.

Receiving $6,000 scholarships are:

Taylor Lindsey Golden of Clarksville, who will attend Southside Virginia Community College.

Matthew Ryan Jones of Skipwith, who will attend Virginia Tech.

Ashley Marie Rutledge of Chase City, who will attend Averett University.

Lucy Lynne Wagstaff of Red Oak, who will attend Virginia Tech.

Elena Renee’ White of Boydton, who will attend Averett University.

Receiving $3,000 scholarships are:

Justin M. Kidd of Boydton, who will attend James Madison University.

Kelsey Brianne Pruett of Chase City, who will attend Old Dominion University.

Jonathan Tyler Williamson of Clarksville, who will attend James Madison University.

Tristan Williamson of Clarksville, who will attend James Madison University.

The Clarksville Ruritan Club also awarded $33,000 in scholarships to previous graduates of Bluestone High School, who are currently enrolled in a state college or university. These students are:

Christian Bowlin of Skipwith received $6,000. She is a student at University of Virginia.

Elyse Frances Hammond of Chase City received $6,000. She is a student at Virginia Tech.

Jessica Raye Lawson of Skipwith received $6,000. She is a student at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Holly LeighAnn Moore of Boydton received $6,000. She is a student at Longwood University.

Morgan Nicole Pruett of Chase City received $3,000. She is a student at Virginia Tech.

Anahi Trujillo-Camorlinga of Buffalo Junction received $6,000. She is a student at Mary Baldwin College.


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