Two students from Central Magnet School each received a $1,000 college scholarship from the Rutherford County School Resource Officers.
Central Magnet SRO Scott Culp presented the checks to students Sally Smith and Max Larsen Wednesday during an SRO meeting.
SRO Jason Urban said the students were chosen based on their academics, an essay and their extra-curricular activities. This is the 17th year the SROs awarded scholarships.
Sally scored a 33 on her ACT. She is a varsity tennis player at Central Magnet. The senior class voted her the student “Most Likely to be President.”
She is a Girl Scout where she earned the Gold Award, the Girl Scout’s highest honor. She volunteers at her church.
Sally will attend Kenyon College in Ohio.
Max scored a 30 on his ACT. He is a member of the First Priority Club at Central.
He volunteers at the Smyrna/La Vergne Food Bank and at his church.
Max earned the rank of Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts’ highest honor. His Eagle Scout project consisted of volunteering more than70 hours and coordinating 30 volunteers who spent more than 200 hours landscaping Smyrna Primary School.
He will attend MTSU.
Photo: SRO Sgt. Scott Culp presents $1,000 scholarships to Max Larsen, left, and Sally Smith.