From The Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — JefCoEd on Friday announced a massive scholarship haul collected by the 2021 graduating class.
District-wide, 2,810 scholarships were offered to 913 students in the class of 2021. The exact total of scholarship money earned is $101,873,983.75.
“This is such a tremendous accomplishment,” said Dr. Walter Gonsoulin, Superintendent of Jefferson County Schools. “I am so thrilled and so proud of this senior class. They, like all our students, faced tremendous challenges during this unprecedented school year. I commend them for their commitment to excellence. I can’t wait to see what they accomplish in the future.”