Academic scholarships, blankets presented to Mexia students

By Roxanne Thompson
Staff Writer

Mexia continued a cherished tradition Thursday when the Woman’s Friday Club presented academic scholarships and memorial blankets to the high school’s top students.
Many of the high school students had gathered in the auditorium to witness the presentation. School administrators and Club officers were on stage, along with representatives from the community.
Rick Sanders, vice president and branch manager of Citizens National Bank, announced the three scholarship winners, which were three May graduates.
Caitlin McGuffee won first place and a $7,000 scholarship. Alanni Conner won second place and a $6,000 scholarship. Ty’Zane Williams won third place and a $5,000 scholarship.

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