Chandler Dean Brawner has been selected for the 2018 JC Carey Scholarship.
Chandler is the son of Chad and Sherri Brawner, is ranked first in the class of 2018. He is president of Beta Club, president of the Student Council, president of G-Club, as well as senior class vice-president. In addition to attending Gleason First United Methodist Church and being an active member of the youth group, he is also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Science Club, Spanish Club, FFA, and FCCLA.
Chandler has been a member of the varsity baseball and varsity football teams for all four years and has served as team captain during his senior year. He was selected to the All Region Team for football during the 2017 season and was All-Region Team honorable mention during his junior football season.
He also has been in the Top Ten of the 2018 class for all four years of high school, and was selected by the faculty as Mr. GHS 2018.
He graduated from Weakley County Youth Leadership as a sophomore and was a SCOPE participant during his junior year. He received a first place award for the GHS Science Fair of 2018 and has been added to the school’s ACT Wall of Fame. Having completed many community service hours, Chandler will graduate as a TN Scholar. He was, also, honored to be chosen as an American Legion Boys State Delegate in 2017. He will be graduating with distinction as he has earned 21 hours of college credit while in high school and will earn an additional three hours this summer for participating in a Global Studies Project with Bethel University in Costa Rica.
Chandler has been accepted to the University of Tennessee at Martin and has been awarded the Deans Scholarship. He will attend UTM in the fall and complete the pre-requisites needed to attend pharmacy school at UTHSC.