Haywood Regional Awards Band Scholarships

September 12, 2017

Haywood Regional Medical Center has awarded $1,000 scholarships to the top band student at each area high school for students who hold the highest GPA among their peers.  They were selected by the band directors from each school, and honored for their achievement at the County Clash football game on Friday, September 1, 2017. Rod Harkleroad, Chief Executive Officer of Haywood Regional Medical Center, presented the scholarships to each student while family members and thousands of Pisgah and Tuscola High School fans looked on.

The HRMC 2017 Band Scholarship for Pisgah High School was presented to Rosalyn White, percussionist. White is a senior at Pisgah High School. She is the daughter of Jonathan and Suzanne White. . This is Rosalyn’s fifth year in marching band. She is the Percussion Captain and Art Club president. Rosalyn plans to attend Appalachian State University majoring in Industrial Design.


The HRMC 2016 Band Scholarship for Tuscola High School was presented to Ally Leatherwood. Ally is a senior and the daughter of Lisa and Bob Leatherwood. She has been a member of the band for 4 years and has played three different instruments--alto saxophone, bass clarinet, and mellophone. She is in the National Honor Society and was a junior marshal. Her college plans are to attend a four year college (either UNC-Chapel Hill or NC State) and major in the medical sciences.


As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, Haywood Regional Medical Center is supported by Duke University Health System’s world-renowned leadership in clinical excellence and quality care and LifePoint Health’s extensive resources, knowledge and experience in operating community hospitals. Visit us at www.MyHaywoodRegional.com/bandscholarship.