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SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2007

Lawrence chamber announces annual ACT winners

By Kristen Bishop ∑ 340-2443

MOULTON — The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce announced its annual ACT scholarship winners Tuesday.

The chamber presented the following students with scholarships for scoring the highest in the county on each portion of the ACT, the nationís most widely accepted college entrance exam:

  • Meghan Pace of Mount Hope School scored a 35 on the English portion.

  • Landon Campbell of Hatton High School scored a 36 on the reading portion.

  • Matthew Pugh of Lawrence County High School scored a 33 on the math portion.

  • Peyton Harris of Lawrence County High School had a composite score of 32.

  • Joseph Last, a home-schooler, and Megan Naylor of Lawrence County High School tied for the highest score on the science reasoning portion with a 33.

    The highest score a student can receive on any portion is a 36.

    Donations from individuals and businesses in the area pay for the studentsí scholarships each year. Danny Whitman of the Chamber of Commerce urged anyone interested in contributing for the 2007-08 school year to call the chamber office at 974-1658.

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