• Jonell Williams Scholarship
    (Lawrence High School)

    The scholarship was established by The Children's Shelter (formerly The Shelter, Inc.) in memory of Jonell Williams, a founding member of the organization's board of directors.

    Criteria:
    Graduating high school senior who is involved in the court system or is at risk for court intervention.
    A preference is given to students who have stayed at The Children's Shelter (The Shelter, Inc.).

    Recipients ($1,000):
    1997 - Luke Fender
    1998 - Lindsey Hanna
    1999 - Shamon Dixon
    2000 - Katie Scruggs, LHS
    2001 - Kathleen Daney, FSHS
    2002 - Casey Kitos, LHS
    2003 - Melissa Snell, LHS
    2004 - Heather Baker, LHS
    2005 - Arkisha Beasley, FSHS
    2006 - Jaytoya Simms, LHS
    2007 - Clare Ndergakura, LHS
    2008 - Krystal Kincheloe LHS
    2009 - Angelique Haggerty, LHS
    2010 - Erica Demby, LHS
    2011 - Emily Demaranville, LHS
    2012 - Chayla Bennett, LHS
    2013 - Kathryn Olcott, FSHS
    2014 - Carleta Nunez, LHS
    2015 - Shayn Morris, FSHS
    2016 - Levi Lisle, LHS (bottom photo)
    2017 - Santino Gee, LHS
    2017 - Dominic Woolery, LHS (top right)
    2018 - Alexander Bennett, LHS (top left)
    2018 - Alexander Bennett 2017 - Dominic Woolery 2016 - Levi Lisle