The Jim and Leatha Richie Scholarship 

The $1,000 scholarship was established by family and friends to honor the Summerville couple who is most remembered for the mentoring they provided to area teenagers, many of whom worked in the Richey's store. Applicants must be a graduating high school senior; permanent resident of Chattooga County. The recipient must enroll full time at GHC for the duration of the scholarship award period; and, have financial need as determined by the FAFSA and GHC Financial Aid office. The scholarship is for one academic year, disbursed between fall and spring semesters providing the student maintains the above requirements.