Skyline Awards Scholarships To Local Students

SkyLine Membership Corporation has announced its 2023 Frank James-SkyLine Scholarship Program winners, providing a total of $20,000 in scholarship awards to 8 area high school graduates.

The Frank James Skyline Scholarship is presented each year to benefit the children of SkyLine/SkyBest customers who reside in its five-county service area.

The recipients include, from Watauga - Benjamin Parker, son of Davin and Amber Parker of Fleetwood, who plans to attend Liberty University to study either medical or industrial engineering.

Ashe recipients are Britny Contador, daughter of Valentin Contador and Martha Mejia of Grassy Creek, who will attend Appalachian State University to study banking and finance; and Austin Hart, son of Mitchell and Jennifer Hart of Lansing, who will enroll in the Kentucky Welding Institute to pursue a welding program.

The Avery County recipient is Bray Guest, son of Benjamil and Teresa Guest, who plans to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study political science.

Since the scholarship program was established in 1987, more than $700,000 in scholarships have been awarded by Skyline.

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