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Scholarship program honors six
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Forsyth County News

This year’s scholarship recipients included:

• Klienwaechter, son of Gerilyn and Joseph, graduated Lambert with a cumulative grade-point average of 4.0. He volunteered at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church and participated on the school’s football team and track and field team. He was a member of the National Honor Society, FCA and Mu Alpha Theta. 

• Saxena, daughter of Seema and Rajiv, graduated with a cumulative grade-point average of 4.0. She volunteered at the Ocee Library and her Lambert activities included DECA, National Honors Society, National Technical Honors Society and Mu Alpha Theta.

• Finch, daughter of Leah and William, graduated North with a cumulative grade-point average of 4.0. She volunteered at Browns Bridge Community Church and was involved with her school’s International Thespian Society, National Honors Society, Beta Club and Mu Alpha Theta. 

• Rodenstine, daughter of Angela Heitzer and Todd, graduated with a cumulative grade-point average of 4.19. She volunteered at Special Olympics and Hands on Forsyth. At North, she was involved with  and cheerleading, tennis, Beta Club, National Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Math Team and DECA.

• McGee, son of Melanie and Brian graduated South with a cumulative grade-point average of 4.18. School activities included National Honor Society, National Beta Club, National Spanish Honor Society and he was a scholar athlete and team captain for the school’s tennis team.

• Coonley, daughter of Rhonda and Greg, graduated with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.85. She volunteered at Forsyth Animal Shelter and her activities at South included ballet, Link Leaders and National Honor Society.

Six graduates of Forsyth County high schools recently received the Daniel Hager Memorial Scholarship.

Jared Klienwaechter and Neha Saxena from Lambert, Anna Finch and Madison Rodenstine from North Forsyth and Tyler McGee and Hannah Coonley from South Forsyth were each presented with the award and $1,000 scholarship to Georgia Tech.

The funds were raised through an annual fall golf tournament. The scholarship honors the memory of Hager, who died in November 2005 following an accident near Bluffton, S.C. Hager, 31, was a senior engineer and former Georgia Tech honor student.

The 2012 golf tournament is set for 10 a.m. Oct. 16 at St. Ives Country Club in Johns Creek.

For more information on the tournament or scholarship fund, call (770) 380-7270 or visit www.silentstormgolf.com.