CCW awards scholarship to Michaela Grubb

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Michaela Grubb, a 2012 Roane County High School graduate, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Council of Catholic Women at Blessed Sacrament Church, Harriman.

Grubb, daughter of Blessed Sacrament parishioners Melissa and Ralph Grubb of Kingston, graduated with a 4.093 grade-point average. She plans to major in music therapy at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville.

Ranked fifth in her graduating class, Grubb was active in church, school and community projects.

At Blessed Sacrament, she is an altar server and performs on the saxophone with the choir. She is also a member of the Catholic Youth Organization, and she assisted in the distribution of Christmas baskets.

At Roane County High School, Grubb was a member of Beta Club, Key Club, concert band, East Tennessee Community Band, Jazz Band, and marching band.

Her achievements include All-State East Musician, Governor's School for the Arts 2011, National Society of High School Scholars, Who’s Who National Science Award.

She also received invitations to Clemson Summer Engineering and Science Summer Academy and the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine.

Grubb was also a member of Roane County High School’s varsity tennis and women's soccer teams. She was named All-District in soccer.

She is also an alumnus of People to People Student Leadership Ambassador.

Grubb participated in the Kingston Elementary Christmas at school.