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Lily Victoria Rose Nichols of Putnam County was named Tri-County EMC’s finalist for the 2023 Walter Harrison Scholarship. She will go on to compete in the statewide scholarship competition for one of fifteen $1,000 scholarships given out by Georgia EMC. Winners of the statewide competition will be announced in early April.

Lily is a senior at Putnam County High School. When she graduates in the spring, Lily plans to begin her studies at the University of North Georgia Oconee Campus, and then transfer to the University of Georgia to earn a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Upon graduation, Lily plans to return to her community and pursue a career as a teacher.

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