The Bibb County school district recently awarded scholarships to seven students in its Career, Technical and Agricultural Education program. The 2017 awards ceremony, held April 6 at Hutchings College and Career Academy, recognized one student from each county high school and Hutchings.
Hunter Fleenor of Howard High School won first place and a $1,500 scholarship; Janice Jackson of Southwest High won second place and $750; and Leyla Slappy of Northeast High took home third place and $300.
JaiQuia Wright of Central High, Landon Wright of Rutland High, Dexter Walker of Westside High and Jason Smith of Hutchings received $150 scholarships.
Students were evaluated on their grade point averages, participation in their Career Technical Student Organization, community service, written essays and interviews.