The following Smith-Cotton seniors were presented scholarships and awards during an awards presentation May 8 at the Heckart Center for the Performing Arts at Smith-Cotton High School. The class received more than $3.5 million in scholarships and awards.

Kassidy Abney: McDonalds/Marshall Family Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship.

Sarah Adams: Bright Flight Scholarship; University of Kansas Excellence Award, Distinguished Scholars Award, and Chancellor’s Award.

Miriam Allen: William Jewell College Orchestral Scholars Award; Sedalia Symphony Society Harold Johnston Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship.

Joshua Andreyev: SFCC Board of Trustees Scholarship.

Wyatt Baldwin: SFCC Career & Technical Center Precision Machining Certificate of Completion, NIMS Certification and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Dalton Bartlett: SFCC Career & Technical Center Building Trades Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze and NOCTI Certificate of Completion.

Zachary Barnes: S-C Boys Soccer Booster Club Scholarship; McCarthy Toyota Scholarship; McDonald’s/Marshall Family Scholarship; Jim and Judy Holman Scholarship.

Jasmyn Bayless: Northwest Missouri State University Tower Scholar Scholarship.

Alex Beard: Bright Flight Scholarship; Gerald O. and Helen E. Cecil Memorial Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Central Missouri Electric Cooperative Scholarship; McCarthy Toyota Scholarship; Brigham Young University Half-Tuition Scholarship.

Ethan Beard: Bright Flight Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Jim and Judy Holman Scholarship; Rob Parkhurst Memorial Scholarship; Seth Wagenknecht Scholarship; Smith-Cotton Junior High PTA Scholarship; McCarthy Toyota Scholarship.

Hannah Beebe: University of Missouri Curator’s Scholar Award; Marie M. & Harry L. Smith Scholarship; Francis Breeze Memorial Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Skip Schulz Say You Will Scholarship.

Katelyn Beebe: Bright Flight Scholarship; University of Missouri Chancellor’s Award; Marie M. & Harry L. Smith Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Sedalia School District Foundation General Scholarship; Mark Shelby Memorial Scholarship.

Kaylee Bohle: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; University of Central Missouri Alumni Scholarship; Central Missouri Electric Cooperative Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship.

Shelby Bradshaw: McCarthy Toyota Scholarship.

Reagan Braverman: University of Missouri Wurdack Scholarship; University of Missouri Excellence Award; Marie M. & Harry L. Smith Scholarship; P.E.O Star Chapter LQ Scholarship; Smith-Cotton Alumni Scholarship; Skip Schulz Say You Will Scholarship; Heber Hunt PTA Scholarship.

Isabella Bryn-Johnson: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; Francis Elizabeth Rapp Ely Memorial Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Perfect Attendance at Smith-Cotton High School.

Dade Burlingame: SFCC Career & Technical Center Building Trades Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, NOCTI Certificate of Completion and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Gold.

Corey Bush: SFCC Career & Technical Center Building Trades Certificate of Completion and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Celeste Chandler: SFCC Career & Technical Center Criminal Justice Certificate of Achievement, Dual Credit, Criminal Justice Academic Performance Certificate, Criminal Justice Physical Fitness Certificate, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver, American Red Cross Adult/Infant CPR/AED First Aid Certification, MO Peace Officers Association Career Skills Certificate, Booking & Admissions & Child Abuse Investigation and Career Passport.

Herbert Chinchilla: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; Northwest Missouri State University Academic Excellence and Cultural Enrichment Scholarships; SFCC Career & Technical Center Health Occupations Certificate of Completion and Dual Credit.

Destiny Clancy: State Fair Community College Career & Technical Education Foundation Scholarship and Ellucian Scholarship.

Cody Collins: SFCC Career & Technical Center Automotive Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, ACDelco Professional GM Service Training Certifications, ASE Student Certification in Brakes & Suspension/Steering, and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze

Anthony Corona: SFCC Career & Technical Center Precision Machining NIMS Certification and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Anthony (Tony) Corona-Valdes: Community College of the Air Force Scholarship and Post 9/11 GI Bill.

Audrey Currey: Bright Flight Scholarship; Truman State University President’s Leadership Scholarship; TruMerit Scholarship; Northwest Missouri State University Distinguished Scholar Award.

Macie Curry: Crowder College Louis Holland Trust Scholarship; Dresden PTO Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; McCarthy Toyota Scholarship.

Olivia Dailey: Northwest Missouri State University Tower Scholar, Northwest Missouri State University Cultural Enrichment and Vocal Music Scholarships, Northwest Missouri State University A+ Scholarship; Sedalia Community Educators Association Scholarship; S-C Choral Society Scholarship.

Hunter Davidson: SFCC Career & Technical Center Welding Dual Credit, CareerSafe. Certificate, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze and AWS Structural Welding Certification.

Gabriel Decker: Bright Flight Scholarship; Utah State University Non-Resident Dean’s Scholarship and Alumni Legacy Non-Resident Waiver.

Lacy Denny: SFCC Career & Technical Center Graphic Design, Dual Credit, and NOCTI Certificate of Completion.

Colby Edgar: Drury University Presidential Scholarship and Soccer Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; S-C Boys Soccer Booster Club Scholarship; Skyline Elementary PTA Scholarship; Sedalia Lions Club Scholarship; McCarthy Toyota Scholarship.

Grace Edgar: Truman State University Harry S Truman Leadership Scholarship; University of Missouri Curator’s Scholar Award; Marie M. & Harry L. Smith Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Skyline Elementary PTA Scholarship.

Hayden Ellis: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; Smith-Cotton Alumni Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship.

Anthony Enrietto: SFCC Career & Technical Center Precision Machining Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, NIMS Certification and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Tyler Flood: SFCC Career & Technical Center Building Trades Certificate of Participation, Dual Credit, NOCTI Certificate of Completion and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Gold.

Katelin Frame: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Charles Ledgerwood Memorial Scholarship.

Tyler Gerken: SFCC Career & Technical Center Criminal Justice Certificate of Participation, Criminal Justice Physical Fitness Certificate, Enhancing Work Relationships & Ethical Behavior, American Red Cross Adult/Infant CPR/AED First Aid Certification, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze and MO Peace Officers Association Career Skills Certificate.

Logan Goodwin: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship and Music Scholarship; Allen Bess Instrumental Music Scholarship; Bill Evans/Beryl Thomas Scholarship; Glenn M. Kell and Dorothy M. Kell Music Scholarship; Parkview PTA Scholarship.

Ronnie Gresham: SFCC Career & Technical Center Graphic Design Certificate of Achievement, Dual Credit and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Platinum.

Laura Haney: Missouri University of Science & Technology Trustees Scholarship, University Scholarship and History Department Scholarships; University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; JROTC Booster Club Scholarship; Jane McCurdy-Dugan Memorial Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Seth Wagenknecht; Washington Elementary PTA Scholarship; Smith-Cotton Junior High PTA Scholarship; Sedalia Lions Club Scholarship; NAACP Scholarship; Women’s Service League Scholarship; Sedalia Noonday Rotary Club Outstanding Senior for Smith-Cotton.

Michylah Hawkins: Missouri State University Dean’s Scholarship; University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; Outstanding Senior Girl Award; NAACP Scholarship; McCarthy Toyota Scholarship.

Adaleigh Hazel: S-C Choral Society Scholarship; SFCC Career & Technical Center Early Childhood Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze and CDA Training Completion Certificate.

Dalton Hermanson: Bright Flight Scholarship; University of Missouri College of Natural Resources Scholarship and Chancellor’s Scholarship; Marie M. & Harry L. Smith Scholarship; National Honor Society National Scholarship; Elks Most Valuable Student State Finalist; Local VFW Essay Contest Scholarship; National McDonald’s Employee Scholarship; Parkview Elementary PTA Scholarship; Smith-Cotton Junior High PTA Scholarship.

Jasmine Hernandez: Northwest Missouri State University Academic Excellence and Cultural Enrichment Awards.

Maris Herrington: Northwest Missouri State University Academic Excellence; SFCC Career & Technical Center Health Occupations Certificate of Participation and Dual Credit.

Erika Hilario: Dominican University of California Dean’s Scholarship; University of Redlands Hunsaker Scholarship; Melissa Stoneberger Foundation Scholarship; The Science Ambassador Scholarship; Texas A&M University Century Scholars Program and Opportunity Award; St. Louis University National Merit Award; University of Illinois Achievement Award; Writer’s Square: Session 2 Happiness Award.

Chandler Hill: SFCC Career & Technical Center Criminal Justice Certificate of Participation, Criminal Justice Academic Performance Certificate, Handling Missing Children Calls for Dispatchers & Handling Medical Related Issues and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver.

Sophia Honn: Seth Wagenknecht Scholarship.

Vladislav Husyev: Bright Flight Scholarship; University of Missouri Chancellor’s Award; Marie M. & Harry L. Smith Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Joe Arbisi Scholarship; H.W. Harris Scholarship; Smith-Cotton Junior High PTA Scholarship.

Tyler Jaekel: S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship.

Drake Johnson: Truman State University A+ Recognition Scholarship; Morris K Byrum Memorial Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Glenn M Kell and Dorothy M Kell Academic Scholarship.

Trent Johnson: SFCC Career & Technical Center Automotive Certificate of Participation, ASE Student Certification in Brakes, ACDelco Professional GM Service Training Certifications and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver.

Quinn Jones: Edna Snell Scholarship; Chris Egdorf Scholarship; Sedalia Community Educators Association Scholarship; Major Saver Scholarship

Brandon Kindle: Bill G. Arnold Scholarship; Coach Ross Dey Baseball Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship.

Will Knight: Coach Ross Dey Baseball Scholarship; University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship.

Sydny Kocsis: Missouri State University Flute Studio Scholarship and Promise Scholarship; S-C TIMPO Instrumental Music Scholarship.

Samuel Lauer: SFCC Career & Technical Center Precision Machining Certificate of Achievement, Dual Credit, NIMS Certification and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver.

Allan Lefevers: Missouri State University Promise Scholarship.

Damon Lopez: SFCC Career & Technical Center Automotive Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, ASE Student Certification in Brakes, Electrical & Engine Performance, ACDelco Professional GM Service Training Certifications and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Elizabeth Lozada: SFCC Career & Technical Center Early Childhood Certificate of Participation, Dual Credit, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver and CDA Training Completion Certificate.

Penelope Main: S-C Girls Soccer Booster Club Scholarship; SFCC Career & Technical Center Early Childhood Certificate of Participation, Dual Credit, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver and CDA Training Completion Certificate.

Oscar Marcos: SFCC Career & Technical Center Building Trades Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Akaycia Mather: Bright Flight Scholarship; Missouri University of Science & Technology Curator’s Scholarship, Excellence Scholarship, and University Scholarship; University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; Perfect Attendance at Smith-Cotton High School.

Nate McFail: Bright Flight Scholarship; C.H. & Pauline Joy Scholarship; Outstanding Senior Boy; Franklin Family Scholarship; S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship; Missouri Western State University Governor’s Academic Scholarship.

Jessica Miller: JROTC Booster Club Scholarship; Matthew Hughes Scholarship; Morris K. Byrum Memorial Scholarship; P.E.O Chapter IP Scholarship.

Ismael Montanez: SFCC Career & Technical Center Automotive Certificate of Participation, ASE Student Certification in Brakes, ACDelco Professional GM Service Training Certifications and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Gold.

Katelynn Montgomery: Bright Flight Scholarship; Sedalia School Board Recipient for MSBA John T. Belcher Scholarship.

Domonic Mundy: SFCC Career & Technical Center Automotive Certificate of Completion, ASE Student Certification in Brakes & Suspension/Steering, ACDelco Professional GM Service Training Certifications and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Mackenzie Newell: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Parkview PTA Scholarship.

Lyndon North: S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship.

Betzaida Ortiz-Rivas: Tulsa University Academic Scholarship; Missouri State University Provost and Dean’s Scholarships, Missouri Western State University President’s Academic Scholarship and Missouri Western  A+ Scholarship; SFCC Career & Technical Center Graphic Design Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, NOCTI Certificate of Completion and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Gold.

McKenna Perusich: Truman State University A+ Recognition, President’s Honorary Society and TruMerit Scholarships; University of Central Florida Pegasus Scholarship; Ladies Golf Club Scholarship; S-C Girls Soccer Booster Club Scholarship; Missouri Western State University President’s Academic Award and Missouri Western A+ Scholarship; Allen-Miller Family Scholarship;  Larry and Donna Howard Memorial Scholarship.

Colin Polley: S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship.

Noah Purvis: Bright Flight Scholarship; University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship

Jessey Ramirez: SFCC Career & Technical Center Automotive Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Jenna Rapp: First Baptist Church Educational Scholarship; Rob Parkhurst Memorial Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; SFCC Career & Technical Center Health Occupations Certificate of Completion and Dual Credit.

Autumn Rhea: SFCC Career & Technical Center Health Occupations Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver and Certified Nurses Aid.

Brett Robertson: S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship.

Beatriz Rodriguez: Sedalia Firefighters Memorial Scholarship.

Orlando Rodriguez: SFCC Career & Technical Center Automotive Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Zane Rodriguez: SFCC Career & Technical Center Welding Certificate of Achievement, Dual Credit, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze, CareerSafe Certificate and AWS Structural Welding Certifications.

Dylan Schilb: Sharon Maggard-Mateja Memorial Scholarship.

Emma Sharp: Bright Flight Scholarship; Drury University Trustee Scholarship, Legacy Scholarship and Go Beyond Award; Bill Barton Basketball Scholarship; McCarthy Toyota Scholarship.

Kelsey Sharp: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; Missouri State University Promise Scholarship; Whiteman Spouse’s Club Scholarship; D.A.R.E. Racecar Bob Hiller Scholarship; SCC Ladies Golf Association Scholarship; Chris Egdorf Scholarship.

Chase Shepard: SFCC Career & Technical Center Precision Machining Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, NIMS Certification and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver.

Kyler Simoncic: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; Mark Johnson Student Athlete Award; Smith-Cotton Junior High PTA Scholarship; S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship; Coach Ross Dey Baseball Scholarship; Myron T. Herrick Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship; Larry and Donna Howard Memorial Scholarship; McCarthy Toyota Scholarship.

Jasmine Sims: Midwest Computech Laptop Scholarship; S-C Alumni Class of 1951 Scholarship; Cedar Hill Scholarship.

Max Smith: SFCC Career & Technical Center Criminal Justice Certificate of Achievement, Criminal Justice Academic Performance Certificate, Criminal Justice Physical Fitness Certificate, Off-Duty Conduct & Powers of Arrest, American Red Cross Adult/Infant CPR/AED First Aid Certification, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver and MO Peace Officers Association Career Skills Certificate.

Joseph Snelling: Bright Flight Scholarship; Missouri State University Board of Governor’s Scholarship; Missouri State University Band Grant.

Claudia Sotelo: SFCC Career & Technical Center Early Childhood Certificate of Participation, Dual Credit, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver and CDA Training Completion Certificate.

Madison Swift: Southeast Missouri State University Residence Life Leadership Award and Copper Dome Scholarship.

Erika Tackett: Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship; University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; West Central Missouri Association of School Administrators Scholarship; JROTC Booster Club Scholarship; Dale Blatterman Scholarship; McCarthy Toyota Scholarship; Local Area Special Educators Scholarship; Sedalia Community Educators Association Scholarship; Horace Mann Elementary PTA Scholarship; Smith-Cotton Alumni Class of 1951 Scholarship; Major Saver Scholarship; Seth Wagenknecht Scholarship.

Jacob Thomas: S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship; SFCC Career & Technical Center Building Trades Certificate of Participation, Dual Credit, NOCTI Certificate of Completion and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze.

Delaney Thornburgh: State Fair Community College Spirit Squad Book Scholarship

Edward Toderescu-Stavila: National Merit Finalist Scholarship; Bright Flight Scholarship; Sedalia Symphony Society Scholarship; Marshall Philharmonic Orchestra Scholarship; Washington University Academic Scholarship; Central Missouri Electric Cooperative Scholarship; S-C TIMPO Instrumental Music Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship.

Marta Treuner: Rockhurst University Knapp Scholarship; P.E.O Chapter BB Scholarship; S-C Girls Soccer Booster Club Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship.

Yekaterina Tsapok: SFCC Career & Technical Center Health Occupations Certificate of Completion, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Gold and Certified Nurses Aid.

Jaydon Uptegrove: Central Methodist University Wrestling Scholarship; S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship.

Gene Walker: SFCC Career & Technical Center Early Childhood Certificate of Participation, Dual Credit, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver and CDA Training Completion Certificate.

Garrett Walkington: S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship.

Kelsey Wallace: SFCC Career & Technical Center Early Childhood Certificate of Completion, Dual Credit, National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Bronze and CDA Training Completion Certificate.

Angilicia Ward: State Fair Community College Career & Technical Education Foundation Scholarship; State Fair Community College Theatre Arts Scholarship.

Jonzel Washington: Eva Mothersbaugh Memorial Scholarship; Franklin Family Scholarship

Carin Whittall: University of Central Missouri Red & Black Scholarship; S-C Girls Soccer Booster Club Scholarship.

Jose Zaragoza: Montgomery GI Bill.

Colton Zerilli: S-C Football Booster Club Scholarship; SFCC Career & Technical Center Building Trades Certificate of Completion, CareerSafe Certificate and National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) Silver.

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