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Rosman Booster Dalton Was Early Recipient

Connestee Falls Scholarship


Last updated 8/12/2019 at 2:15pm

Dalton's family, from left to right front row: Jake's daughter Shanequa holding her son, Brohn; her daughter, Jaylen is in front. Jake's wife, Tanya is in the middle; next is Jake's younger daughter, Chantel, holding her daughter, Annistyn. Back row: Jake, Jake's younger son, Keagan and Jake's older son, Kline. (Courtesy photo)

In 1988, John "Jake" Dalton received the second scholarship made possible by the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program; the first had been awarded in 1987. At that time, money for the scholarship was raised solely through the Connestee Falls golf tournament.

The amount awarded was not huge, but it afforded Jake the opportunity to attend Brevard College, then a two-year institution, and to cover the cost of his books.

Dalton attended Brevard because of the scholarships and because it was close to his home in Rosman. Proximity to Rosman is a recurring theme in his life.

Dalton was...

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