Franklin, TN – Leadership Franklin has awarded its 2018 Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to Priscilla Kirkpatrick, a recent graduate of Franklin High School. She plans to attend Samford University beginning this fall.
At Franklin High School, Kirkpatrick was a member of the tennis and swimming teams. An honor student, she was also involved in theatre. She has volunteered extensively outside of school at the Veterans Hospital, Williamson County Animal Control, and Grace Community Church.
Kirkpatrick attended the American Legion Auxiliary’s “Girl’s State,” a week-long, nonpartisan program offered annually to more than 550 of Tennessee’s rising high school seniors. The program is centered on citizenship, teamwork, and fostering a love of God and country. She is also a recent participant in the Young Women’s Institute at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
Leadership Franklin Scholarships are awarded annually based on a combination of scholarship application points, community involvement, and quality of essay. Scholarships are available to high school seniors and current college students who live in Williamson County.
Leadership Franklin is a non-profit organization that develops leadership and community engagement and furthers a vision for Franklin and Williamson County. More information can be found at www.leadershipfranklin.org.
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