Our ScholarshipFive $1,000- $1,500 Scholarships for Local High School Seniors Awarded Annually Our Way of Giving Back. 2018 JCBA Scholarships
Our goal as the Johns Creek Business Association is to promote the Johns Creek area as a place to develop business and encourage community involvement. Our members recognize the valuable contribution our schools, our students, and the families that support them make to the quality of life in our community. As a way of saying thanks, the JCBA established a scholarship program to recognize college-bound high school seniors who exemplify the standard of excellence that has become the hallmark of our community. It has been an honor to award over $40,000 in scholarships since the program’s inception.
Over $12,000 of the $40,000 in Scholarships Awarded in 2015 & 2016
2017 Scholarship Winners
Emma Keeney – Chattahoochee
Neha Balachandran – Lambert
Saisha Gupta – JCBA Winner
2016 Scholarship Winners
Elyssa Junio – JCBA Scholar
Elyssa Junio is the recipient of the 2016 JCBA Member Scholarship. Elyssa is the daughter of Emory Johns Creek Hospital employee, Maria Junio, who is a registered nurse on the Inpatient Surgical Unit. Emory Johns Creek CEO, Marilyn Margolis, and Chief Nursing Officer, Heather Redrick, presented the award to Elyssa’s mother, Maria, at a hospital-wide celebration of Elyssa’s accomplishments and her $1,500 award.
Rachael Priest – Lambert High School
Rachel Priest was named the Johns Creek Business Association Lambert Scholar at her Senior Awards Night on May 17. As one of the primary sponsors of JCBA Casino Night, our annual fundraiser in support of local scholarships, Angela Vaughan of Bank of North Georgia was on hand to announce the winner and present Rachel with her award. HS winners receive at $1,000 scholarship towards tuition.
Melissa Nguyen – Chattahoochee High School
Casino Night Sponsor, Dr. Jeff Jordan of Jordan Orthodontics, presents the first of the 2016 JCBA Scholar Awards to Chattahoochee High School Senior Melissa Nguyen. The award includes a $1,000 college scholarship. The two are joined by Board Member David Neal of Revved Up Kids.
Connie Xiao – Northview High School
Connie Xiao is the recipient of the 2016 JCBA Northview High School Scholarship. Connie’s $1,000 scholarship was presented by Emory Johns Creek Hospital’s Associate Administrator, Hannah Henry, at Northview’s awards ceremony on April 26th. Connie and her family attended a JCBA reception for all 2016 scholarship winners during the May JCBA Business Meeting.
Preeti Iyer – Johns Creek High School
The 2016 Johns Creek High School JCBA Scholarship Winner is Preeti Iyer! Congratulations on the $1,000 scholarship and good luck next year! A big thanks to Cindy Jenkins from CH2M for presenting it to her.
2015 Scholarship Winners
Hannah Hooper – Chattahoochee High School
Jackson Dumas – Johns Creek High School
Joseph Clark – Lambert High School
Chirag Manyapu – Northview High School
2014 Scholarship Winners
Hayden Cox – Graduate of Northview High School
Hayden will attend Furman University
Sarang Mittal – Graduate of Northview High School
Sarang will attend CalTech
2013 Scholarship Winners
Watch our Winners in their Interview with Steve Gornall!
Jennifer Lucas – Graduate of Johns Creek High School
Jennifer will attend the University of Georgia
Eric Beppler – Graduate of Northview High School
Eric will attend North Carolina State University
2012 Scholarship Winners
A Graduate of Johns Creek High
Julia will attend the University of Georgia to study journalism.
Graduate of Northview High School.
John will attend the University of Georgia to study Civil Engineering
2011 Scholarship Winners
Current Student at Johns Creek High School
Austin will attend Georgia Tech to study Industrial Engineering.
Current Student at Northview High School
Sarah will attend the University of Pennsylvania to pursue a medical career.
Current Student at Lambert High School Aida will attend Oxford College of Emory University to study Biology and pursue a medical career.
Son of Doug Russ, Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce.
Jordan attends Kennesaw State University with a Major in Information Security/Assurance.
2010 Scholarship Winners
Jane B. Diener
Daughter of Alex and Barbara Diener, Cruise Planners
Jane attends the University of Georgia with a Major in Natural
Resource Recreation and Tourism.
Michael A. Barker
Son of Michael D. Barker, C4 Group, Inc.
Michael attends Kennesaw State University with a Major in
Information Security and Assurance
2009 Scholarship Winners
Jeffrey J. Williams
Son of James J. Williams, Jr., Marks and Williams
Jeffrey attends the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Major in Aerospace Engineering.
Laura E. Williams
Daughter of James J. Williams, Jr., Marks and Williams
Laura plans to attend Georgia Tech to study Chemical Engineering.
Morgan M. Melching
Daughter of Steve Melching, Forsyth County News
Morgan plans to attend Otterbern Collegeto study Sports Management.
Daughter of Michael D. Barker, C4 Group, Inc.
Sara attends Mercer University with a Major in Holistic Child (Elementary and Special Education).
2008 Scholarship Winners
Courtney J. Miller
Daughter of Bev Miller, Emory Johns Creek Hospital
Courtney plans to attend the College of Charleston with a Major in Marine Science.
Glen A. Stewart
Son of Susan Stewart, Staffing Options
Glen attends Wake Forest University majoring in Accounting.
Robin Grier Financial Services, Inc., JCBA Member
Will use scholarship funds to complete her estate planning course, a requirement toward her CFP (Certified Financial Planner) education.