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Submitted by Linda Muir

The Glynn County Democratic Party Executive Committee recently awarded a $500 scholarship to Brunswick High Senior Shelby Ryals during the school’s annual Honor’s Day ceremony on April 27. It will award another $500 scholarship to a Glynn Academy senior in May. The scholarship award acknowledges the significant role and contribution of young Democrats who will be the voters and leaders of the future. Shelby submitted the winning BHS application stating her accomplishments, aspirations and reasons for being a Democrat.

The committee felt Shelby’s commitment to progressive causes in the community exemplifies core Democratic values. Her academic accomplishments along with her extra-curricular achievements demonstrate her dedication and hard work.

She has one of the highest academic averages at Brunswick High School and is a member of the Beta Club and the National Honor Society. She has been active in the Model United Nations, the Pirate Marching Band and the Golden Isles Youth Orchestra. She will attend Mercer University in the fall. Pictured are Shelby Ryals, left, and Julie Jordan.

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