On May 2, McCarthy Auto Group Communications Director Karl Kramer presented 10 Smith-Cotton High School seniors with $1,000 scholarships during the school’s annual Senior Awards Night ceremony in the Heckart Performing Arts Center.

This is the sixth year that McCarthy Toyota of Sedalia has provided the scholarships to Smith-Cotton seniors, who are selected by their activity or athletic groups.

The scholarships are made possible through Toyota’s match program; McCarthy’s $5,000 donation is matched by Toyota to reach the $10,000 total.

The recipients are, front from left, Tanner McFatrich, soccer; Nathan Brock, baseball; Brice Pannier, baseball; back, from left, Kramer; Saige Peterson, track; Elizabeth Matz, tennis; Darby Christian, softball; Blake Pomajzl, wrestling; Alex Esquivel,soccer; Aimee Carson, vocal music; and Hanna Scafe, JROTC.