Through a donation from the Sharon Melton Myers Memorial Fund, SkillsUSA and the McMinn County Vocational Center SkillsUSA Alumni Association has awarded a $500 scholarship to the following students:
Rachel Deno, Mounds View High School, Minn.
McKenna Steiner, Wylie East High School, Texas
The scholarship is awarded in memory of Sharon Melton Myers. Sharon Ruth Melton Myers was an active member of the McMinn County Vocational Center SkillsUSA Chapter from 1985 through 1988. During this time, Sharon participated in local, state and national SkillsUSA activities. She served as a local officer in 1986 and 1987, Tennessee State Secretary in 1986-87 and National President in 1987-88. She also participated in the Chapter’s Opening and Closing Team in 1986-88. Following graduation from McMinn High in 1988, Sharon continued as an tireless supporter of SkillsUSA, serving as a National Officer Trainer for several years. She was integral in establishing a Tennessee SkillsUSA Alumni Charter and Constitution while attending David Lipscomb College in Nashville. Sharon was dedicated to the ideals of SkillsUSA and its mission.
Congratulations to Rachel and McKenna!