The high school graduates, who are children of SRR employees, each received $3,000 scholarships. They were selected on the basis of general ability, leadership, scholastic assessments and achievement.
The winners are:
- Matthew Barclay, son of Douglas S. Barclay, SRR procurement specialist. Matthew graduated from South Aiken High School. In the fall, he will attend Clemson University and major in genetics. In high school, Matthew was a member of the science and ecology club, as well as a member of the National Honor Society.
- Marina Clements, daughter of Frank A. Simonetti, SRR senior safety and health specialist. Marina graduated from North Augusta High School. In the fall, she will attend Clemson University and major in engineering. In high school, Marina was a member of Beta Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes and attended Palmetto Girls State.
- Maximilian Nguyen, son of Jennifer Nguyen, SRR senior engineer. Maximilian graduated from John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School.
- Andrew Sherburne, son of David and Carol Sherburne, SRR manager facility cognizant engineer and SRR senior engineer, respectively. Andrew graduated from Aiken High School. In the fall, he will attend William & Mary College in Williamsburg, Va., and major in economics. In high school, Andrew ran on the cross country team and was a member of the National Honor Society and the Beta Club.
- Sara Snyder, daughter of Denise E. Snyder, SRR principal engineer. Sara graduated from South Aiken High School. In the fall, she will attend Clemson University and has been accepted into the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. In high school, Sara was a member of the French National Honor Society. She also volunteered at Christ Central and was recognized as a University of South Carolina Aiken Scholar.
- Jeffery Strickland and Jonathan Strickland, sons of Brenda D. Brown, SRR senior multiskilled technician. Jeffery and Jonathan graduated from Patrick Henry Academy. In the fall, they will attend Presbyterian College and major in history. In high school, they were members of the Beta Club. Jeffrey also attended Palmetto Boys State. Jonathan also was a member of student council.
- David Terry, son of Steven C. Terry, SRR radiological control. David graduated from Francis Hugh Wardlaw Academy. In the fall, he will attend the University of South Carolina and major in prepharmacy. In high school, David was a member of student government and the National Beta Club.
- David Tisler, son of Andrew J. Tisler, SRR facility cognizant engineer. David graduated from Augusta Preparatory Day School. In the fall, he will attend the U.S. Naval Academy and major in engineering. In high school, David was a member of the National Honor Society and the International Thespian Society. He was also his school's mascot, the Cavalier.
- Sterling Tran, son of Raymond S. Tran, SRR principal engineer. Sterling graduated from Lakeside High School. In the fall, he will attend the University of Georgia and major in either biology or biochemistry. In high school, Sterling was an Advanced Placement Scholar of Distinction. He also worked as a soccer referee and volunteered at the Medical College of Georgia.
SRR is the liquid waste contractor at the SRS, which is owned by the U.S. Department of Energy. SRR is composed of a team of companies led by URS Corp. with partners Bechtel National, CH2M Hill and Babcock & Wilcox, and critical subcontractors AREVA, Energy Solutions and URS Safety Management Solutions.