At the June 28th meeting of the Lake Lure Lions Club, Michaela Cotallese was given a certificate identifying her as a recipient of a $1000 scholarship from the Lake Lure Lions. Ms. Cotallese is a member of the first graduating class at the Lake Lure Classical Academy, and will be attending Western Carolina University in the fall. She plans to study forensic anthropology.

An additional $1000 scholarship was awarded to Morgan Papesh, another Lake Lure Classical Academy graduate. Ms. Papesh will also be attending Western Carolina University.