Scholarship gives Patterson, family 40,000 reasons to smile


One of Sean Patterson’s best gifts this year didn’t come under the tree, but in the form of a giant check with lots and lots of zeroes.

The Taylor County High School senior and JROTC cadet commander has been awarded a $40,000 national Army ROTC scholarship.

PHOTO: A delegation from FSU’s Seminole ROTC Battalion surprised TCHS cadet Sean Patterson with the news he had been awarded a $40,000 national Army scholarship. His parents, Scott and Terry Albritton, (l to r) were in on the secret and present at the award presentation. Patterson (center) is also shown with Lt. Col. Clinton Alexander and Master Sgt. Steve Conner.

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