Jones College’s A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship Awarded

ELLISVILLE–Six Smith County students were recently awarded the Jones County Junior College A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship. English teachers from the three Smith County schools were asked to choose several students to compete by writing an essay on various topics for the Writing Competition facilitated by JCJC’s English department. Nineteen students competed for the A.T. Bassett Memorial Scholarship with first and second place winners earning tuition scholarships.  The A.T. Bassett Scholarship was established in memory of A.T. Bassett by his wife Sue and daughters, Lona Bassett and Morrett Ellzey of Moselle.

 Winners of the scholarships are:

Mize High School:

1st place: Loren Jones

2nd place: Ondranna Barnes

Raleigh High School:

1st place: Garrett Bradshaw

2nd place: Hailey Smith

Taylorsville High School:

1st place: Janna Swanner

2nd place: Alyssa Adrion