Brooke Standard of Hinesville has been selected to receive the 2014 Lisa Peebles Memorial Scholarship, awarded by the local CenturyLink Pioneer Club.
The scholarship, which is awarded annually and was established in 1984, seeks to recognize outstanding high-school seniors for their efforts in the community.
Brooke is a graduate of First Presbyterian Christian Academy. Highlights of her academics include graduating with honors and distinction, serving as a member of Young Adult Liberty Leaders, National Honor Society and FCPA student council.
Brooke is attending Armstrong State University to major in rehabilitation science and hopes to earn a doctoral degree in physical therapy. She also signed a national letter of intent to play soccer for Armstrong and was ranked the No. 28 prospect of 2014 in the South Atlantic region by Top Drawer Soccer.
“Brooke is a remarkable young lady and a very deserving recipient of the Lisa Peebles Memorial Scholarship,” club President Joan Edge said. “Her engagements in the community and dedication to volunteerism by logging over 100 hours of service during high school are the type of attributes we look for in a scholarship recipient. We congratulate and commend her on being an outstanding student and valued citizen in Hinesville.”
CenturyLink of Georgia Pioneer Club is a chapter of the national Independent Telecommunications Pioneers Association. ITPA is the volunteer organization created by and for the independent telecommunications industry.
ITPA’s national headquarters and museum is in Bryant Commons of Hinesville.