MCHA scholarship winners

Friday, August 3, 2018
2018 Marshall County Horsemanís Association scholarship winners, from left: Jessica Osborne, Virginia LaFlamme, Rachel Hale, Freda Dean from the MCHA, Brice Dunkleman, Dana White, and Emma Mitchell.
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The Marshall County Horsemanís Association announces its 2018 scholarship winners. Brice Dunkleman, Rachel Hale, Virginia LaFlamme, Emma Mitchell, Jessica Osborne, and Dana Rae White will each receive a scholarship award.

Brice Dunkleman is the son of Wayne and Kami Dunkleman of Cornersville. Brice is a 2018 graduate of Cornersville High School where he was a member of CHS Varsity football, Beta Club, Leo Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and FFA. He was nominated for Mr. Football Lineman, All Region champions, All Region Lineman of the Year and All State Lineman. He will be attending Thomas More College where he will continue his football career as a TMC Saint. Brice will be pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice.

Rachel Hale is the daughter of Carrie Moore of Lewisburg. Rachel graduated from Cornersville High School in 2018 in her class with a 3.959 grade average. Rachel was an active member of FFA, Junior Leadership of Marshall County and Rotary Student of the Month. She is active in barrel racing and plans to join the UT Martin rodeo team. She will study Pre-Veterinary Medicine at UT Martin.

Virginia Grace LaFlamme is the daughter of Ronald and Margaret LaFlamme of Lewisburg. Virginia graduated in 2018 from Marshall County High School where she was active in 4H, vice president of Future Business Leaders of America, treasurer of the Leo Club and a member of National Beta Club. Virginia plans to continue her education at UT Martin with a major in Agri-Business.

Emma Mitchell is the daughter of James and Malinda Mitchell of Cornersville. Emma is a 2018 graduate of Cornersville High School with a 4.0 GPA. Emma served as Class President of the 2018 CHS class and won many awards in softball and Cross Country. She also was active in the Student Council, Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Junior Kiwanis Club, and FFA. Her plans include a Bachelorís Degree in Nursing and post graduate Nurse Practitioner at UT Martin.

Jessica Deann Osborne is the daughter of Geoffrey and Jennifer Parks-Osborne of Lewisburg. Jessica is a 2018 graduate of Marshall County High School. Jessica was active in Future Business Leaders of America, vice president of the Leo Club, Beta Club and FCCLA. She was a Nashville Zoo-Teen for four years and on the Marshall County Teen Court for four years. Jessica plans to pursue a degree in Biology with a minor in Education at Columbia State College.

Dana Rae White is the daughter of Donnie and Danielle Hopper of Lewisburg and Justin White of Lewisburg. She is the granddaughter of Thomas and Carol Wakefield of Lewisburg. Dana graduated in 2017 from Marshall County High School and just completed her first year of college at Columbia State. Dana is continuing her college studies at Columbia State College, pursuing a career in radiology.

The Marshall County Horsemanís Association congratulates all of these deserving students on receiving these scholarship awards. Proceeds from the annual horse show directly funds these scholarships.