Over $10,000 in Scholarships Presented at Clear Spring High School

The Community Foundation gave away over $10,000 in the following scholarships to Clear Spring High School seniors:

  •  Monica L. Bowers Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 to Elizabeth Mott
  • Christine Corbett Clear Spring High School Art Scholarship of $250 to Siera Hafer
  • Clear Spring High School Scholarship of $250 to Joseph Ernst
  • Clear Spring History Club Scholarship of $250 to both Jessica Kirby and Sarah Shilling
  • Quinn Alec Hoover Legacy Scholarship of $1,000 to both Joseph Ernst and Elizabeth Mott
  • Meritus Healthcare Foundation Scholarship of $500 to Samantha Kreps
  • Walter W. Peterman Clear Spring H.S. Scholarship for Music of $850 to Brady Clark
  • Walter W. Peterman Clear Spring H.S. Scholarship for Science of $850 to Jansen Forsyth
  • Karen C. and A. Wells Ridenour Nursing Scholarship of $2,000 to Samantha Kreps
  • George A. Sites Clear Spring H.S. Scholarship of $2,300 to Samantha Kreps
  • Nora and Theodore Snyder History Award Scholarship of $250 to Cole Edwards ClearSpring Schl8-16

Elizabeth Mott played varsity soccer and basketball, while participating on the prom committee, Drama Club, her church youth group and yearbook staff. She will pursue a degree in physical therapy at a four-year university.

Siera Hafer will attend West Virginia University and study art education.

Ranking in the top of his class, Joseph Ernst took several AP classes while participating in varsity soccer, God’s Team Youth, Fix’n it 4 Christ and National Honor Society. He plans to attend Hagerstown Community College, majoring in petroleum and natural gas engineering.

Jessica Kirby participates in Future Farmers of America, 4-H and a variety of community service activities. She will go to Hagerstown Community College and pursue a nursing degree.

Sarah Shilling was in Future Business Leaders of America all four years of high school, serving as the secretary of the club. She also participated in History Club, National Honor Society, Best Buddies and volunteered at her church. Shilling plans to pursue a degree in early childhood education.

Samantha Kreps served as valedictorian of her class, National Honor Society President and Class Vice President her junior and senior years. She also played varsity volleyball and ran outdoor track and field both years. Kreps will attend a four-year university and pursue a degree in nursing.

Brady Clark participated in band and drama club, having major roles in both “Annie” and “Grease.” He will go to Crown College and pursue a degree in music education in hopes of becoming a band director.

Jansen Forsyth was an active member of the school’s Agriculture Academy and Future Farmers of America chapter.

Cole Edwards played football while in high school and will attend Hagerstown Community College.