Riley Skipper has been awarded a $4000 Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship for the first two years of college. Riley was selected by a scholarship committee at The Yates Companies, Inc. based upon academics, extra-curricular activities, and two short essays.
Carolyn Voyles, Chairperson of The Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship Committee said, “We set up the scholarship program to recognize and reward high school seniors of our employees who meet certain criteria and wish to further education at the post-secondary level. This allows us to be a part of preparing young people for the future.”
Riley will graduate from Newton County High School this spring and plans to major in Nursing. Riley is the daughter of Billy and Amber Skipper. Billy works for W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company, which is part of The Yates Companies, Inc.