Skip links

Tiara Allen wins Lake library’s yearly scholarship

Revised on: 08.3.2018 at 10:28 a.m.

Posted on: 07.26.2018 at 11:00 a.m.

East Columbus High School senior Tiara Allen was the winner of this year’s Friends of Rube McCray Memorial Library scholarship. A reception honoring Allen was held at the library recently, attended by library board members,  friends and family.

Allen has been an exceptional scholar during her high school experience, earning a 4.3 weighted GPA and 4.6 unweighted GPA. She also earned a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) degree while carrying a full load of high school classes. She is a member of Beta and HOSA organizations at ECHS and will pursue a nursing degree at UNC-G in the fall. She says her goal is to become a medical doctor.

Allen is the daughter of Marshall Allen, who she says has been her biggest supporter and role model and is the granddaughter of Dexter Graham and Margaret Johnson. She has an older brother, Marshall Allen, Jr.

“Tiara is focused and knows what she wants,” said Patricia Medlin, chairman of the scholarship committee. “She has already done some smart planning for her career.” ECHS guidance counselor, Sammy Worley said, “It has been a pleasure working with Tiara.”

Reader Interactions

Community Events

september, 2018

21sep11:00 am6:00 pmPostponed - 39th Annual Columbus County Industrial Golf TournamentDue to Hurricane Florence, the tournament has been postponed until the spring.

22sepalldayPostponed - Farm to Table fundraising dinner for Columbus County Farmers MarketPostponed until a later date

29sep9:00 am1:00 pmColumbus Regional Healthcare System Back to School Health & Wellness FairHosted at Whiteville Recreation Center

29sep9:00 am4:00 pm5th Annual Brunswick Stew Festival

Whiteville
68°
Fair
07:0219:12 EDT
Feels like: 68°F
Wind: 1mph W
Humidity: 97%
Pressure: 30.2"Hg
UV index: 0
FriSatSun
87/64°F
88/66°F
86/67°F

Download Our App

 

Stay Connected

RSS National News (Via BBC News)

Announcement

X