Scholarship Winners!

Meet our deserving winners, read their bios and leave a few words of encouragement.

= multi-year scholarships awarded!

Shelby D. Bentley

Gilbert High School & River Bluff Visual Arts Center, SC


Clemson University

Shelby was the first gifted out-of-state student-athlete AAO Scholarship Winner. She was Salutatorian of her senior class at Gilbert High School and Captain of the Volleyball team her junior and senior year.

Of the 3 years she played on varsity, the team went deep into Region playoffs. She won individual all-tournament and all-regional 1st team honors numerous times. After qualifying, Shelby commuted each morning her senior year to River Bluff Visual Arts Center to attend their advanced select program. She will be attending Clemson University this fall and continuing her studies in video production and direction. In addition to the Robin Nable Wagman “Against All Odds” Scholarship, she became a Palmetto Fellows Scholar and received the Clemson Palmetto Pact Scholarship and the Center for Media Arts, Design and Production ”Student of the Year” Scholarship.


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