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Wal-Mart awards scholarships

Jameon DeSean Moss and Otis "Jackson" Rabun, both of Thomson, have been selected to receive the Sam M. Walton Community Scholarship. This is Wal-Mart's 25th year of awarding scholarships to high school students through their local store or club.



Both of the recipients will receive a $1,000 scholarship to assist with school supplies and other related college costs.

Jameon is the son of James Roy Moss and Elnora Beatrice Adaway Hart-Moss. He is the grandson of Mrs. Susie K. Adaway and the late Mr. Joe N. Adaway, and the late Mr. Willie J. Moss and the late Mrs. Mattie R. Moss.

Jameon is a recent graduate of Thomson High School. While at THS, he participated in Student Council, French Club, Beta Club, FBLA, lettered in marching and concert band, was a THS representative for Safe & Drug Free Schools, a member of the National Honor Society Who's Who Among American High School Students, a volunteer for Augusta Youth Center - Boys and Girls Club and Lil Tots Daycare, performs with creative Impressions and received an invitation to the President Scholar Classroom in Washington, D.C. Two of his poems were chosen for publication. He graduated with a College Preparatory with Distinction diploma seal, Technology Career Preparatory with Distinction diploma seal, Fine Arts seal and Beta stole seal. He is a member of Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church where he is a member of the sanctuary choir, a layman and a member of the Youth Department. He plans to attend Morehouse College and major in pre-med (biology) and music.



Jackson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Rabun Jr. of Thomson. He is a recent graduate of Thomson High School. His achievements include valedictorian, STAR student, Scholastic Award, Beta Club, voted Most Intellectual Male and he graduated with a 98.7 grade-point average. He was a member of the Symphonic Band and Jazz Band. Jackson will be attending Georgia Tech in the fall, majoring in computer engineering.

Web posted on Thursday, July 14, 2005


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