The Foundation for Rural Services and Surry Telephone awarded a $2,500 scholarship to East Surry High School graduate Meredith Jessup.
Jessup, of Westfield, will be attending North Carolina State University where she will be working toward a degree in zoology.
“It is an honor for Surry Telephone to be able to honor the hard work and achievements of our local students as they prepare to advance their studies,” stated Melanie Senter, marketing manager Surry Telephone.
The scholarship is awarded annually and interested individuals may pick up an application from their high school guidance office in the spring of 2017. For more information on Surry Telephone, call 336-374-5021 or go to www.surry.net.