Four students awarded prestigious Robby Roberts Scholarship


Four exemplary students from Swainsboro High School have been awarded the prestigious Robbie Roberts Scholarship, each receiving $2,500 to support their higher education pursuits. This scholarship, founded by Swainsboro High School alumnus Robby Roberts, aims to pass on the blessings of education he received to future generations.

The recipients of this year’s scholarships are: McKayla Hall - plans to attend the University of Georgia and major in data science; Caleb Long - plans to attend Georgia Southern University and major in Civil engineering; Akyra Howard - plans to attend Georgia Southern University and major in social work/child therapy; Kirah Middleton - plans to attend Georgia Southern University and major in nursing.

Robby Roberts, a proud graduate of both Swainsboro High School and the University of Georgia, established this scholarship to give back to his community and support the academic endeavors of local students.

The selection process for the scholarship is rigorous, focusing on academic excellence, leadership, and community involvement. The four recipients have demonstrated outstanding achievements in their studies, extracurricular activities, and contributions to the Swainsboro community.

The Robby Roberts Scholarship is more than just a financial aid program; it is a testament to the enduring spirit of giving back and fostering educational opportunities for future leaders. With this scholarship, Roberts hopes to inspire more students to pursue their dreams and make a positive impact on the world.

Congratulations to the four recipients of the Robby Roberts Scholarship. Their hard work and dedication have earned them this well-deserved recognition, and the community looks forward to their continued success.