Andrew S. Edwards Scholarship in Memory of his Parents Troy

Andrew S. Edwards Scholarship in Memory of his Parents Troy

Established in 1986 by Andrew S. Edwards, this scholarship memorializes the lives of Troy and Evelyn P. Edwards. A Walton County native, Troy Edwards graduated from the University of Georgia. During his education, he served as an apprentice seaman during World War I. During his life, he spent many years teaching vocational agriculture and spent many years in sales. Mrs. Edwards is a native of Berrien County, Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia. She spent most of her life as a teacher of English, French, and as a school librarian. She was a skilled violinist and pianist. This scholarship is available to humanities, education or science majors with a 2.0 GPA or higher. First preference shall be given to a deserving student with financial need from Putnam County. Second preference will be given to students from Berrien County and third preference is given to students from Bulloch County.

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