Tess Henderson, a senior at The June Buchanan School, was honored recently for his accomplishments in the field of service. Tess recently received the 2010 Berea College Pinnacle Scholars Award of Excellence.
Tess is the daughter of Clark and Grace Henderson of Pippa Passes, Kentucky.
This honor commemorates students’ accomplishments and dedication in the fields of science, music, or service. High school seniors from across the region were nominated for this award. A panel of faculty and staff members reviewed the submissions and selected the top students to receive the award in each area.
The number and caliber of students nominated this year was overwhelming. Tess was chosen specifically out of more than 500 nominees and was honored at a formal awards ceremony.