Pictured (from left) are Statesville High Principal Sheila Jenkins, Statesville High School Athletic Booster Association President Jim Tsumas and Treasurer Michelle Sturdivant.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Statesville High School Athletic Booster Association recently presented Principal Shelia Jenkins with $5,000 to fund scholarships for members of the Class of 2020.

Each of the following students will receive a $500 scholarship:

♦ Destiny MacIntosh
♦ Caylon Imes
Jason Shuford
Natalia Keaton
Morgan Conner
Marques Dalton
Jacob Lentz
Trey Gaither
Tyler Fortson
Skylyn Oswalt

The students were nominated by Jenkins as well as coaches and teachers at Statesville High.

The boosters also donated $5,200 to pay to have the football team’s helmets reconditioned, $1,500 to help purchase a zero-turn mower for the athletic department and $2,000 to buy new uniforms for the girls soccer team.

In addition, the boosters provided Chick-fil-A gift cards to 24 seniors who went above and beyond what was required of them academically during the COVID-19 crisis. The students, who were chosen by their teachers are:

Jessica Powell
Aspen Hampton
Noah Vang
Timothy Webb
India Bruner
Calise Wang
Wesley Shook
Ali Shakur
Keven Gonzalez
Jose Santiago
Wilches Tobin
Destiny Carranza
Luis Riuz-Chavez
Jemima Jaques
Angxoumaline Vue
Jason Santos Bonito
Ashly Reyes Diaz
Maria Pineda
Jacqueline Craver
Dylan Privette
Sadira Hardy
Hope Holmes
Palak Patel
Kaylin Mamon

The association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. It was founded in 2019 by a group of Greyhounds parents who are dedicated to supporting athletics and academics. All proceeds from club activities are used to support Statesville High School.

Call for New Members & Board Members for 2020-2021

The Statesville High School Athletic Booster Association invites all parents and guardians of Statesville High School students to help support the Greyhounds. The nonprofit is seeking board members to serve during the upcoming school year. To learn more, contact President Jim Tsumas at jim.tsumas@gmail.com

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