Dollarway High School held its Senior Awards Day May 2 in the school cafeteria. A number of Dollarway alumni and representatives of universities, state and national organizations and military personnel made presentations to students, according to a news release.


“Seniors were recognized for their many special gifts and talents, from academic distinction to personal character, dedication to service, and more,” according to the release.


The presentations included:


• Jecorien Dickson obtained an award from the U.S. Marine Corps.


• Keyvionte Brooks and Infinity Washington were presented with special laptops in honor of being top performing math and science students.


• Shamond Johnson and Kadejah Taylor received the Hazel McBride Scholarship.


• McKenzy Broom received the Impact Scholarship.


“It was a special convocation held to applaud the Dollarway Class of 2019 graduating seniors receiving honors, awards, scholarships and other commendations,” according to a news release.


The district thanked College & Career Coach Marla Jones, Administrative Assistant Shirley Barnes, teachers Rhonda Hill-Jones, Velma Barnes and additional staff who helped coordinate the event.