Carol Reed awarded five graduating girls with a scholarship provided by the Marathon Elks Lodge. The recipients are Samantha Bonilla, left, Zamaira Ricart, Jinett Rodriguez, Brandi Spalten and Savannah Rodamer.

An astounding amount of awards were handed out on Tuesday to Marathon High School graduating students on Class Night. The evening began with a symbolic capping of the seniors by family members. Then the scholarships started flowing: Take Stock in Children scholarship recipients included 13 students from MHS, receiving a total of $422,000 in tuition and housing grants. The Marathon Business and Professional Women handed out $15,000, Zonta gave $4,000. Among the other strong supporters of Marathon students were the Marathon Rotary Club, Marathon Chamber of Commerce, Organized Fishermen of Florida, Keys Fishermen, the Guides Trust Foundation, and many, many more.

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