Perfect Attendance Seniors Win Scholarships, One a New Car

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Some stellar high school students were honored Sunday at the College Station Hilton.

Fifteen Brazos Valley high schoolers each received thousand dollar scholarships from the Atkinson Toyota Scion's It Pays to Stay Program.

All of the winners had perfect attendance their senior year.

Clayton Hughes of Crockett was the grand prize drawing winner and is driving home a brand new Scion.

"I don't know what to think I just it's amazing. I'm just blessed, blessed to have this," said Hughes.

"We had 23 school districts that participated over 700 students said I want to have perfect attendance. What a great thing that 700 kids said I'll make it perfect attendance my senior year," said Paul Atkinson, of Atkinson Toyota Scion.

You may see the Scion driving around B-CS this fall.. Clayton Hughes will be attending Texas A&M and studying wildlife and fisheries.

Atkinson It Pays to Stay winners:

Brand new Scion tC:
Clayton Hughes-Crockett HS

$1000 scholarships:
Sierra Deal-Mumford HS
David Jentsch-Milano HS
Shreyas Kommein-A&M Consolidated HS
Marcus Lys-Navasota HS
Robert Lyons-Madisonville HS
Antony Pozzuoli-A&M Consolidated HS
Cort Sanders-North Zulch HS
Ariana Ramirez-Rudder HS
Caleb Smith-Caldwell HS
Jordan Thompson-Bremond HS
Jordan Millar-Bremond HS
Courtney Sager-Bryan HS
Jon Ross Singletary-Madisonville HS
Pawandeep Singh-Leon HS
Ellen Morgan-Bryan HS