Jones Academy Alumni News
Judy Picone/2009 - Wins $250 Scholarship Plus Resident Tuition at Southeastern State
Judy Picone, a 2009 Jones Academy/Hartshorne High School graduate was recently awarded 2nd place in the Choctaw Nation Youth Advisory Board Scholarship in the amount of $250. To earn this scholarship Judy was required to complete an essay about her future college plans.
Judy has also received the Presidential Leadership Class Award, which covers resident tuition at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She is an English Major at SOSU in Durant and has goals of becoming an English Professor.
Judy thanks her support team: God, family, friends, Jones Academy, and the Choctaw Nation for helping her begin her college journey and take steps to realize her dreams. Judy offers a very special thanks to Mr. David Sanchez who works for Jones Academy. He is very instrumental in getting students ready for college in such things as ACT testing preparations and never-ending motivation.
Judy is the daughter of Vincent and Sherry Picone and the Granddaughter of Wayne and Nora Scott of Panola, Oklahoma, and Alex and Judy Picone of Kansas City Missouri.