​Local Residents Receive Numerous Awards and Scholarships

Abbie Faxon and Allie Faxon of Sewanee recently received numerous awards, and scholarships for college. They are seniors at Franklin County High School.

Abbie received the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 2017 Provost Scholarship for $12,000; the 2017 Mary Phillips Kirby Smith scholarship for $2,000; the 2017 American City Bank scholarship for $2,000; the 2017 Rotary Club Dr. Doyle Couser scholarship for $500; and the 2017 Coca Cola scholarship for $500. Her awards include the President’s Award for Educational Excellence, the Franklin County High School Honor Student Award and the Franklin County High Broadcasting Award.
Allie received the 2017 Tennessee Tech Admission Academic scholarship for $4,000; the 2017 Mary Phillips Kirby Smith scholarship for $2,000; the 2017 American City Bank scholarship for $2,000; the 2017 Linda Bauman Memorial scholarship for $1,000; and the 2017 Andy Groves scholarship for $50,. Her awards include the President’s Award for Educational Excellence, the Franklin County High School Honor Student Award and the Franklin County High School Senior Student of the Month for April.
Both have received the Tennessee Hope Scholarship, the Tennessee Lottery Aspire Award and a TSAC grant. Both girls maintained a 4.0 grade point average all four years of high school.
Abbie will attend University of Tennessee at Chattanooga to double major in education and psychology with a minor in Spanish and communications. She plans to be a psychology professor, but may attend a masters program for counseling or communications.
Allie will attend Tennessee Tech in Cookeville to major in microbiology to become a cytogeneticist. She plans on studying and repairing defected genes to cure genetic diseases.
Abbie and Allie are the daughters of Jimbo and Stephanie Faxon of Sewanee.Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Gary Keller of Tullahoma, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Mann of Bell Buckle.