MLBOR Annual Scholarship



Mountain Lakes Board of REALTORS(R) is proud to announce the 2020 Scholarship Winners who will each receive a $1000.  These funds will be sent directly to the college or university of their choice to be used in the pursuit of their educational goals beginning this fall.

Applications for the scholarships are available annually to graduating high school students from Cherokee, Clay or Graham Counties & including Nantahala HS who demonstrate academic strength, leadership, community involvement and financial need. 

Special thanks to John Poltrock and Jim Miller who had the difficult task of sorting through applications from many outstanding and very worthy students.

The winners are in random order:


Annie Brooks

Annie Brooks is graduating from Hayesville High School with plans to attend Young Harris College to study Elementary education.

Natalie Gray

Natalie Gray from Hayesville High School will be studying Astro Physics at University of North Carolina University at Chapel Hill with an eye toward research and/or professorship.

Juliana Aiken

Juliana Aiken from Andrews High School will be attending University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to study Radiology.

Hailey Bowman

Hailey Bowman graduating from Murphy High School will be going into the Nursing program at Western Carolina University.