Congratulations to Our 2021 Scholarship Recipients!

Alison Kate Jamison

Alison Kate Jamison, a 2021 graduate of New Hope High School, was awarded a $1,500 scholarship from NHTC.

Jamison completed the necessary credits in December 2020 at New Hope High School and officially graduated in May. She plans to attend the  University of Alabama in Huntsville and pursue a  bachelor’s degree in nursing. While at New Hope High School, she recorded a 4.0 GPA, had perfect attendance and was selected for the National Honor Society and for early promotion into the UAH nursing program. She participated in Student Government Association, Anchor Club, Leo Club and Prom Committee, and was a varsity competition cheerleader during her freshman, sophomore and junior years.

Her parents are Farrah and Steve Riccio, and she lives in New Hope.

Emily McBee

Emily McBee, a 2021 graduate of Kate Duncan Smith DAR School, was awarded a $1,500 NHTC scholarship. While in high school, McBee maintained a 4.52 GPA and obtained dual enrollment hours at Northeast Alabama Community College and Snead State Community College. She plans to obtain an associate’s degree at NACC in business, continue her education with a degree in accounting at Athens State University and pursue a real estate license.

At DAR, she was selected for the National Honor Society, the National Society of High School Scholars, Mu Alpha Theta, Capstone Leadership Academy, Spanish Honor Society, UCA Honor Society, Top 9 for KDS Continental Congress and Alabama Governor’s School 2020. She was a varsity cheerleader, serving as co-captain her senior year, and was a member of the competition cheer and varsity track teams, qualifying for state in the 4A girls discus throw.

She served in the Student Government Association for four years, filling various offices, and was a member of the Historical Society, Spanish Club, Leo Club, National Beta Club, FCA, FBLA, Math Team, Prom Committee, Drama Club and a Peer Helper. The daughter of Anitra McBee, she lives in Grant.

We currently are not accepting applications. Please check back again in February 2022 for your next opportunity to apply.

This program allows NHTC to offer two $1500 scholarships each year to assist area seniors with college expenses. One scholarship will be awarded to a high school senior from DAR and one to a high school senior from NHHS. The scholarships are awarded to students who exemplify academic achievement and community involvement.

To be eligible to participate in this program, applicants must:
  • Be a graduating high school senior from either DAR or NHHS

  • Have at least an overall B average

  • Parent or Guardian must have active service with NHTC

  • Complete the application process

Application process:
  • Complete the Scholarship Application in full (be sure to have a parent/guardian sign).

  • Complete and attach the essay portion of the application.

  • Complete and attach a resumé with the applicable information.

  • Attach at least two Letters of Recommendation. Letters of Recommendation may be completed by educators, elected officials and local business leaders.

  • Attach a copy of your most recent grade transcript.