CANTON, Ga. -- Claire Jordan is the recipient of this year's Oak Leaf Church Scholarship.
The $1,000 scholarship is given annually to a Cherokee High School senior who is plugged in to his or her community. It is co-presented by Oak Leaf Church and the Cherokee County School Board.
Claire has been a member of the Alphas, a service club, for all four years of her high school career; she is also a member of Leadership 56 and the National Honor Society. She has taken a mission trip to El Salvador, volunteered at Goshen Valley Boys Ranch and lead a girls' Bible study. Claire will begin her freshman year at the University of Georgia in the fall.
She received her scholarship May 1 during a Cherokee County School Board meeting.