Lee Announces Lee Day Scholarship Winners

Friday, April 11, 2014
From left, Darren Echols, director of admissions, Stephen “Trey” Smith, Jacquelyn “Brook” Weaver, Jenna Morris, Audrey Johnson, Linda M. Vincent, Eli Logan, Trevor York and Caitlin Schrider, assistant director of admissions.
From left, Darren Echols, director of admissions, Stephen “Trey” Smith, Jacquelyn “Brook” Weaver, Jenna Morris, Audrey Johnson, Linda M. Vincent, Eli Logan, Trevor York and Caitlin Schrider, assistant director of admissions.

Lee University hosted its annual Lee Day geared toward prospective students and their families. 

To wrap up the Lee Day events, eight students won scholarships from the annual scholarship drawing. 

The $3,000 Transfer Scholarship winners were Stephen “Trey” Smith from Knoxville and Jacquelyn “Brook” Weaver from Beckley, W.Va.  

The $3,000 Incoming Freshman Tuition Scholarship winners were Jenna Morris from Lilburn, Ga., Audrey Johnson from Lenoir City, Tenn., Linda M. Vincent from Huntsville, Ala., and Eli Logan from Petal, Miss. 

The $5,000 Incoming Freshman Tuition Scholarship winner was Trevor York from Sequatchie, Tenn.


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