Seniors Abby Griggs and Kylie York were ann- ounced Jan. 14 as the recipients of the $1,000 All “A” Classic scholarship from Caldwell County High School
Griggs is a middle blocker for the CCHS volleyball team. She was named all-state honorable mention this season and earned All-Second Region, All-District 7 and District 7 All-Academic honors.
She led the team with 0.65 blocks per set and was second on the team with 3.85 kills per set and 0.56 aces per set.
Her 46 solo blocks this season would rank 25th in the state among Kentucky’s top 30 blockers by average, and her 53 total blocks would also rank 25th in the state.
York is a cheerleader for CCHS.
She served as the president of Caldwell County FFA, earning scholarship and leadership awards in her sophomore year.
CCHS counselor Whitni Boitnott said that the requirements for the All “A” Classic scholarship include a senior in high school and a U.S. citizen.
“You have to be a senior student in good standing at a school that is a member of the All ‘A’ group,” she said. “They have to have a plan to attend a postsecondary institution in the state of Kentucky.”
Boitnott said that although a grade-point average is not listed among the requirements, the All “A” Classic scholarship committee requests transcripts of scholarship applicants along with letters of recommendation and an essay.
“The scholarship funds will go directly to the kids,” she said. “They have to show proof of enrollment, so once they have been admitted somewhere and have a schedule (of classes) set for next August, that’s when they will get their money.”