Michelle Weathersby, a senior at Ridgeland High School, second from left, was named Junior Diplomat of the Year and received a $1,000 scholarship.  

Faith Brock, as senior at Ridgeland High School, second from right, received a $500 Spirit of Junior Diplomat Award.  

The scholarships were sponsored by C Spire and will be applied to the college or university of the student’s choice.  

Junior Diplomat Co-Advisors Jim Lowery, Pear Orchard Business Center and Allison DeWeese, Holmes Community College, were on hand for the award presentation.