Farmington senior scholarships exceed $40,000

An auditorium full of Farmington High School seniors, families, community members and staff joined in celebrating top students at the Senior Awards Night on Wednesday, May 29. More than $40,000 in scholarships was handed out to students that evening through programs established by local businesses and memorial funds among others.

Parents and students did not know who would receive what scholarship or honor until it was announced at the event. Students were called down on stage, some pausing for a picture with their donors.

The top five academic seniors recognized included Emily Nelson, Rachael Peroutky, Eric Revis, Kaylene Seurer and Patrick Shea. Forty-one students were honored for finishing in the top 10 percent of the senior class. Each department also handed out awards.