Scholarship Winners

Congratulations!!!!

We, the class of 1985 have awarded a total amount of $8000.00 in Scholarships over the past eight years. Please give yourselves a pat on the back for making this vision a reality. Your continued support in keeping this award alive and well is greatly appreciated.

We are now accepting your tax-deductable contributions to The East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship Fund. If you would like to make a donation through this website, you can do so by clicking on the Scholarship link. Simply scroll down to the bottom of the page and make your donation selection. You can make your donation by check card or credit card through our secure server when you check out. Any money received over the $1000.00 scholarship amount will be held in our class checking account to go towards future scholarship recipients.

Thanks again for supporting the memorial scholarship. We are in the process of creating a plaque in honor and in memory of our fallen classmates to be placed in the school. The plaque will contain the names of our fallen classmates and the names of the annual award recipients.

 

***Scholarship Requirements***

Potential recipients must be of good character, must display strong leadership abilities, must have performed some type of community service or volunteer work, must present the Scholarship Selection Committee with an essay describing why they should be awarded the scholarship and must posess a 3.5 Weighted G.P.A. The scholarship is available to students seeking a post-secondary education.

The Scholarship Selection Committee decided on $1000.00 as the amount for the EBHS Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship fund. Any amount raised yearly over that amount will be kept in the class website scholarship fund and rolled over for future award recipients.

 


2016 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Kalie Nicole Chambers, the 2016 recipient of the East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship. Kalie it the daughter of Ms. Kelly Keener. The Class of 1985 was represented by Tina Stillwell Lowman in awarding the scholarship to Kalie at Senior Awards night, May 24. Kalie will be attending Warren Willson College in Swannanoa to major in sociology.

 

 

2015 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Jacob Andrew Leonhardt, the 2015 recipient of the East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship. The Class of 1985 was represented by Tina Stillwell Lowman in awarding the scholarship to Jacob at Senior Awards night, May 26. In the fall, Jacob will begin his college education at Lenoir Rhyne University, where he will major in Graphic Arts. 

A message to the class from Jacob's mom, Kelly: Please share our gratitude with your classmates. It is such an honor and privilege that they chose Jacob for this award.

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2014 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Rosalina Sanchez , recipient of the 5th annual $1,000 East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship. Rosalina was awarded the scholarship by former classmate Tina Stillwell Lowman on behalf of the East Burke Class of 1985 and it's fallen members at the East Burke High School Awards Ceremony held in late May, 2014. Rosalina will be attending ASU in Boone, NC the fall 2014.

 


 

2013 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Courtney Cheyenne Detter , recipient of the 4th annual $1,000 East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship. Courtney was awarded the scholarship by former classmate Tina Stillwell Lowman on behalf of the East Burke Class of 1985 and it's fallen members at the East Burke High School  Awards Ceremony held on May 23, 2013. Courtney will be attending WPCC in the fall 2013.

 

2012 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Layla Tallent, recipient of the 3rd annual $1,000 East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship. Layla was awarded the scholarship by former classmate Tina Miller on behalf of the East Burke Class of 1985 and it's fallen members at the East Burke High School  Awards Ceremony held on May 24, 2012. Layla will be attending CVCC in the fall 2012.

Layla is shown proudly holding the award along side her dad to the left and surrounded by fellow EBHS Class of 1985 classmates. See if you can tell who is in the picture with Layla and her father.


2011 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Hal Hudson, recipient of the 2nd annual $1,000 East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship. Hal was awarded the scholarship by former classmate Tina Miller on behalf of the East Burke Class of 1985 and it's fallen members at the East Burke High School Awards Ceremony held on May 24, 2011. Hal will be attending NC State University in the fall of 2011.

Hal poses with his Mother, Father and Tina Stillwell Miller after being awarded the 2011 East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship.


Thank you to the following donors to the 2011 Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship Fund:

Sharlene Buff Hipple, Neal Coffey, April Hollowell Traxler, Melina Woods, Mike Andrews, Tiffany Byers Cooper, Dwayne and Denise Davis Clay, Gene Lowman, Karen Lowman Hennesee, Connie Sain, Kim Stephens Williams, Chet and Tina West and Jerry Young

If you do not see your name on the list above and have sent a donation to the 2011 Memorial Scholarship Fund, please let us know. The above list includes the donors we have verified and their donations received to date either by check or paying online.


 2010 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Brandon Ryan Phillips recipient of the 1st annual $1,000 East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship. Brandon was awarded the scholarship by Tina Miller on behalf of the East Burke Class of 1985 and it's fallen members at the East Burke High School Awards Ceremony held on May 25, 2010. Brandon currently attends Western Carolina University, and majors in Music Education.

Tina Miller, Brandon Phillips, recipient of the Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship and his mother, Teresa Keel.

Tina Miller, Brandon Phillips, recipient of the East Burke Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship, and his mother, Teresa Keel.


Thank you to the following donors to the 2010 Class of 1985 Memorial Scholarship Fund:

April Abernethy Tucker, Robin Rockett Bowen,David Baker, Marie Bradshaw Geiselle, Richard Buchanan, Sharlene Buff Hipple, Marilyn Coffey Revis, Neal Coffey, April Hollowell Traxler, Donna Huffman Ferber, Lisa Mackey Frazier, Beth Murray Hinshaw, Melinda Pons, Rodney Poteet, Michael Schulenburg, Tina Stillwell Miller, Susan Talbert, Lisa Townsend, Jennifer Turner, Michael Weaver, Penny Williams Eudy, Melina Woods and Jerry Young

If you do not see your name on the list above and have sent a donation to the 2010 Memorial Scholarship Fund, please let us know. The above list includes the donors we have verified and their donations received to date either by check or paying online.