Johnson awarded Yates scholarship

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Lathan Johnson has been awarded a $4,000 Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship for the first two years of college. He 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.”

Lathan graduated from Philadelphia High School this spring and plans to major in welding. He is the son of Nathan and Amy Johnson. Lathan’s mother works for W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Co., Inc., and his father works for Edwards Electric Service, LLC, both of which are a part of The Yates Companies, Inc. 


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