Gonzalez awarded Yates Companies scholarship
Elizabeth Gonzalez has been awarded a $4,000 Yates Companies, Inc. scholarship for the first two years of college.
Gonzalez was selected by a scholarship committee at The Yates Companies, Inc. based upon academics, extra-curricular activities, and two short essays.
Carolyn Voyles, chairperson of The Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship Committee, said, “We set up the scholarship program to recognize and reward high school seniors of our employees who meet certain criteria and wish to further education at the post-secondary level. This allows us to be a part of preparing young people for the future.”
Gonzalez will graduate from Philadelphia High School this spring and plans to major in veterinary medicine. She is the daughter of Jeff and Hedy Dayton. Jeff works for W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company, which is part of The Yates Companies, Inc.