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Staunton High School graduates awarded $618K in scholarship funding

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Staunton High School‘s Class of 2024 graduated 198 students, including 67 with honors and 97 with advanced diplomas.

Students will go on to enjoy $617,950 in scholarship funding for higher education.

According to Staunton Schools, two graduates will go into the military, 21 have plans to attend trade schools, 60 will enter the workforce, 41 will attend two-year colleges and 74 will attend four-year colleges.

“If you work hard enough, you can do anything you set your mind to,” Staunton High Principal Tammy Lightner said.


Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca J. Barnabi is the national editor of Augusta Free Press. A graduate of the University of Mary Washington, she began her journalism career at The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star. In 2013, she was awarded first place for feature writing in the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia Awards Program, and was honored by the Virginia School Boards Association’s 2019 Media Honor Roll Program for her coverage of Waynesboro Schools. Her background in newspapers includes writing about features, local government, education and the arts.