By: Brittany Bedi
May 6, 2016
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Biletnikoff Award recognizes the best receiver in college football. Today, some high school students were honored in the Biletnikoff name.
A few high school students throughout North Florida are the recipients of the Biletnikoff Scholarship Awards. The schoalrships are awarded to students who show academic success despite significant physical, mental, emotional, or environmental challenges in their lives.and make an Students also make an impact through community service.
The Tracy Biletnikoff Memorial Scholarship is the top award. The winner of this year’s award is Grace Kelleher, from Robert F. Munroe Day School.
A variety of other scholarships were also awarded. Each recipient will receive a check that goes towards college expenses.
Rocky Bevis is the Chairman of the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation. They created, and sponsored the scholarships.
“I think we had about 20 recipients this year, along with the Southern Scholarship Foundation,” says Bevis. “It can mean a great deal in a student’s life.”
Below is a full list of scholarship winners:
Tracy Biletnikoff Memorial Scholarship winner- Grace Elizabeth Kelleher, Robert F. Munroe Day School
Brooks Rogers Memorial Schoalrship Winner- Jacob Robert Pifer, Lawton Chiles High School
The Frederick W. Leonhardt Memorial Scholarship Winner- Kathleen Ann Whitworth, Maclay School
The Foundation Trustees Scholarship- Emily Maude Purvis, Lincoln High School
Other Scholarship Winners:
Emily Brooke Stevens, Maclay School
John Thomas Marsh, North Florida Christian School
Moriah Venita Treadwell, Lawton Chiles High School
Jaclyn Annette Mulvaney, Leon High School
Margaret Blair Fowler, Maclay School
Brianna Williams, Godby High School
Christopher Oakley Ward, Wakulla High School
Micah James Biddle. North Florida Christian School
Nicholas Earl Fields, Wakulla High School
Tyler Gabriel Martin, Wakulla High School
Chasen Alexander Roulhac, Blountstown High School
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