14 local students win scholarships

14 local students win scholarships

The Cobb EMC Community Foundation awarded scholarships to 14 local students. Each recipient will receive a $5,000 scholarship, which can be applied to any accredited two or four-year university, college or vocational-technical school.

2019 scholarship winners were selected based on applications, grades and test scores, letters of recommendation and an essay on their future plans and goals. This year’s winners include:

  • Maris Doering, Walton High School
  • Maria Fernanda Sanchez Acosta, Hillgrove High School
  • Lorena Vargas, Osborne High School
  • Thomas Tucker, North Cobb Christian
  • Marissa Joseph, Darlington School
  • Justin Sherrer, Etowah High School
  • Elizabeth Faucett, Harrison High School
  • Anna Nichols, Harrison High School
  • Levi Thomas, Cherokee Christian High School
  • Henry Fornuto, River Ridge High School
  • Vincent Baker III, Blessed Trinity Catholic High School
  • Kevin Goshay, Lassiter High School
  • Lydia Kumi, Chattahoochee Technical College
  • Gabrielle LeBrun, Kennesaw Mountain High School    

The annual scholarships are open to students who receive electricity from Cobb EMC. Scholarships are funded and administered by the Cobb EMC Community Foundation, a third-party foundation, set up to administer and distribute the funds collected through Operation Round Up. Visit our scholarships page for more information. 

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