BHS Alumni Association Announces 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Friday, June 16, 2017
Scholarship winner pictured with Reginald Jackson (BHS ’03) and Chris Ramsey (BHS ’84 and scholarship chairman)
Scholarship winner pictured with Reginald Jackson (BHS ’03) and Chris Ramsey (BHS ’84 and scholarship chairman)

In 2008, the Brainerd High School Alumni Association established a scholarship fund to provide financial assistance to deserving graduating Brainerd High School Seniors.  

To date, they have awarded 45 scholarships for a total amount of $45,000.  

The 2017 BHSAA Scholarship recipients are:  Markia Ash; Kailia Carr; Kentrell Evan; Kenisha Price; and Reginique Siler.

"In 2015, Brainerd High School started an evening school to help improve graduation rates.   BHSAA wants to continue to provide support to evening school students who want to attend college or trade/technical school to continue their education.  Therefore, this year, we awarded our 2nd Annual BHSAA-BHS WAAY Scholarships ($500)," officials said.

The 2017 BHSAA- BHS WAAY Scholarship reciepient is Rashad Barnes.

BHS alumni who would like to make a tax-deductible donation can send a check payable to the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Inc., place BHS Alumni Association Scholarship Fund in the memo section of the check, and remit to the address below.
 
The Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Inc.
c/o BHSAA Scholarship Fund
1270 Market Street
Chattanooga, TN  37402

The Annual BHSAA Alumni Weekend will be held June 23rd  – June 25th.  Proceeds from the events held will benefit the BHSAA Scholarship Fund and other BHS funding priorities.  For more information “like” Alumni of Brainerd High School on FaceBook.



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