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Sarah Graham Of Cookeville High Is A Dream Big Scholar

sarah-graham-croppedCookeville High School’s Sarah Graham has been selected as the 106-9 Kicks Country Dream Big Scholar for September.

The award honors outstanding work in the classroom, leadership in school groups, and organization, achievement in extracurricular activities as well as work in the community. One student from a high school across the Upper Cumberland wins the award each month.

Graham has been consistently involved in the community, by helping those in need with her community service. She has participated in many service projects to add to her community.

As well as community service, Graham has been very passionate with JROTC. She has won awards throughout her JROTC career, through her dedication and willingness to participate, giving it her all.

As well as these accomplishments, Graham has maintained being on the honor roll throughout her high school career.

Lite Rock 95.9 Morning Show Host Sheila Scruggs visited Cookeville High School and presented Graham with a plaque. Graham will join other Dream Big Scholars from the 2016-2017 academic year at a spring banquet where she could win a $1,500 college scholarship, or one of two smaller scholarships.

106-9 Kicks Country and Lite Rock 95.9 joined forces with The Tennessee Credit Union in 2014 to encourage rising seniors who want to Dream Big. Parents, teachers, and local residents nominate graduating seniors for the award.

The Tennessee Credit Union has offices in middle and east Tennessee, including 1281 South Walnut Avenue in Cookeville. For 65 years, The Tennessee Credit Union has been helping members achieve their financial goals with products and services designed to exceed their expectations. To nominate a student to become a Dream Big Scholar, visit or

Listen to Sarah’s interview with Lite Rock 95.9’s Sheila Scruggs!