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The Farmington Educational Foundation awarded more than $22,000 in scholarships on May 17. Those students receiving scholarships include (front row, from left) Hannah Heberlie, Zoe Jennings, Abigail Winch, Elizabeth Sutherland, Megan Lin and Jessica Moffit. Second row, from left: Allison Pingel, Marriah Strange, Mike Breier, Charles Cook, Emily Heberlie and Callista Nickelson. Third row, from left: Adam Griffith, Corben Crites, Sophi Thurman, Haley Graven and Alex England. Not pictured is Ariel Thomas. See a gallery of photos from the awards presentation at farmingtonpressonline.com.

The Farmington Educational Foundation presented more than $22,000 in scholarships to 18 Farmington High School seniors on May 17.

Much of the scholarship award money comes from memorials made in memory of former Farmington students, educators and members of the community who supported the district in a variety of ways.

This year's scholarship recipients include:

Todd W. Jokerst Memorial Scholarship - a $2,000 scholarship in memory of a 1986 Farmington High School graduate by members of his family. This year's recipient is Adam Griffith.

Damion Dane Memorial Scholarship - a $2,000 scholarship in memory of a 1994 Farmington High School graduate by a local businessman. This year's recipients are Charles Cook and Elizabeth Sutherland.

Farmington Educational Foundation Scholarship - a $2,000 scholarship presented by the foundation was awarded to Marriah Strange. Three $1,000 scholarships were awarded to Callista Nickelson, Allison Pingel and Haley Graven.

Ron Short Memorial Scholarship - a $1,000 scholarship in memory of a champion for the school district, member of the Farmington Educational Foundation and longtime businessman. This year's recipient is Emily Heberlie.

Evelyn Beatrice Bannister Memorial Scholarship - a $1,000 scholarship in memory of the mother of Angela Banister-Hahn, Farmington School Board and Educational Foundation member. This year's recipient is Jessica Moffit.

Jim Dinwiddie Memorial Scholarship - a $1,000 scholarship in memory of the longtime Farmington administrator. This year's recipients are Abigail Winch and Megan Lin.

Jimmy Gonz Memorial Scholarship - a $1,000 scholarship in memory of a 1983 Farmington High School graduate and supporter of the school. This year's recipient is Alex England.

Sue Bauche Memorial Choral Music Scholarship - a $1,000 scholarship in memory of an educator who dedicated her life to choral music and her students. This year's recipient is Corben Crites.

Jane Eberhart Bradley Memorial Music Scholarship – a $2,000 scholarship awarded to a student whose course of study will be in the field of music education. This year’s recipient is Mike Breier.

Janet Wells Memorial Scholarship - a $1,000 scholarship in memory of a Farmington educator. This year's recipient Sophi Thurman.

Randy Ragsdale Memorial Scholarship - a $1,000 scholarship in memory of an educator and coach in the district. This year's recipient is Hannah Heberlie.

Vicki Rorex Hoffman Memorial Scholarship - a $1,000 scholarship in memory of an educator awarded to a student who intends to pursue a degree in special education. This year's recipient is Zoe Jennings.

Vicki Rorex Hoffman Memorial Scholarship – a $500 scholarship awarded to a student who has received special services and has been accepted into a college, vocational or technical school. This year’s recipient is Ariel Thomas.

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