Highfill scholarship winners

Six Claremore High School students were selected to receive the Highfill Properties Scholarship. Sophie Stout, Madison Dugan, Bryson Brown, Blane Reyes, Kathryn Methvin and Matt Wofford received $1,500 to further their education. These recipients were selected based on academic achievement, financial need, essay submissions, community involvement, and interest in pursuing a degree at a state university. Stout, Dugan, Wofford and Brown are enrolled at The University of Oklahoma, while Reyes and Methvin will be attending Rogers State University in the fall.

Randy Highfill and Amber Highfill are avid supporters of Claremore Public Schools. Their daughter, Taylor, graduated from Claremore in 2016 and their son, Carson, currently attends CHS. Highfill Properties has been developing new neighborhoods in Claremore and Rogers county since 2004. As lifelong residents of the Claremore area, their top priority is to see their community grow and develop. They believe their investment in students is a part of creating positive and proactive growth in this community.

Local scholarships instill a greater sense of belonging in our students – and motivation – to make it through their higher education. It also inspires deeper rooted reasons to have #CPSZEBRAPRIDE and community pride. Scholarships are more important than ever from a financial perspective -- and scholarships like the Highfill Properties one is crucial to the students in our community.