2023 Scholarship Recipients


Mountain Lakes Board of REALTORS(R) is proud to announce the 2023 Scholarship Winners who will each receive a $1,000.  These funds will be sent directly to the college or university of their choice to be used in the pursuit of their educational goals beginning this fall.

Applications for the scholarships are available annually to graduating high school students from Cherokee, Clay or Graham Counties along with Nantahala High Sschol and Home Schooled students who demonstrate academic strength, leadership, community involvement and financial need. 

Special thanks to John Poltrock, Michelle Spies, Ron Halstead & Lee Beal who had the difficult task of sorting through applications from many outstanding and very worthy students.

The winners are in random order:


Destanee Trammell

Destanee Trammell is graduating from Robbinsville High School with plans to attend UNC Charlotte to pursue her education as a Nurse Practioner.

Dyanna Holloway

Dyanna Holloway is graduating from Andrews High School with plans to attend Bob Jones University to pursue her education as an Elementary School Teacher.