71 Roanoke Rapids High School seniors received scholarship offers totaling more than $4.4 million dollars Tuesday morning at the school's annual Senior Awards Day. Some of the scholarships included four year full rides to state universities.
Principal Tammie Williams also named the Class of 2017's Valedictorian, Ashlyn Beach and Salutatorian, Steven Moore.
Each year the faculty and staff also chooses three students for their leadership and service. This year's recipients included:
Service Award: Kimberly Pampilo
Citizenship Award: Brionna Gibson
Best All Around Award: Hope Elias
Graduation exercises are planned for June 9 at 8 p.m.