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Beloved Webster County resident's memory lives on with
awarding of special scholarships

From the June 12, 2019 issue of The Journal
   Jake and Margie Everett turned a personal tragedy into a blessing for others when they endowed the Rose Ann Everett Scholarship at South Georgia Technical College in memory of their daughter. Rose Ann Everett passed away in a car accident at the age of 20 in 2004, but now her memory will live on through the gift of education that her parents are giving to others.
   Tears of joy flowed freely when the first ever Rose Ann Everett endowed scholarships were awarded to two young men who expressed their gratitude for this very special scholarship opportunity. Nathaniel Wills of Webster County, a welding student, and Jonathan Hanley of Carnesville, a John Deere Tech student, were the first recipients of the South Georgia Technical College Foundation's Rose Ann Everett scholarship.
    "I am so happy," said Margie Everett, when she saw and hugged the two young men who had been selected to receive the gift of education because of her family's generosity.  "This is a wonderful day and I am so pleased that these ... The rest of the story..