WonderWorks Announces 2010 Wonder-Kid Scholarship Recipient
GATLINBURG PITTMAN HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AWARDED WONDERWORKS WONDER-KID SCHOLARSHIP
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.–WonderWorks announces the 2010 recipient of the WonderWorks Wonder-Kid Scholarship.
Photographed: Terry Evanswood WonderWorks Wonders of Magic Magician, Sherilyne Ownby recipient 2010 Wonder-Kid Scholarship, Dr. Andrea Wilson Educational Sales Manager & Danny “Scrapps” DeVaney Emcee and host of The Hoot N’ Holler Dinner Show located inside of WonderWorks.
The $2,500 Jameson McMichael Memorial Wonder-Kid Scholarship is being awarded to a 2010 graduating senior selected from qualified applicants from Sevier County High School, Pigeon Forge High School, Gatlinburg-Pittman High School, The Kings Academy, Seymour Community Christian School, St. Andrew’s School, Covenant Christian Academy, New Center Christian Academy and Seymour High School. Scholarship criteria includes a 2.75 or higher GPA and Sevier County residency. In addition, the scholarship recognizes a student who has overcome academic or personal adversity.
WonderWorks is proud to announce the 2010 recipient of the Wonder-Kid Scholarship is Miss Sherilyne Ownby of Gatlinburg Pittman High School. Sherilyne is the third senior in Sevier County to receive this award. Her plans are to attend Walter State Community College where she will complete core classes, then move on from there to a University where she can follow her dreams of ultimately becoming an Orthopedic Surgeon. WonderWorks is very proud of Sherilyne and is excited to be a partner in her dreams and aspirations.
WonderWorks believes and promotes teamwork in all aspects of its operations. Presenting Sheilyne with her award are Terry Evanswood, Master Magician from Wonders of Magic, Dr. Andrea Wilson Educational Sales Manager and Scrapps Emcee Comedian from the Hoot N’ Holler Dinner Show. “We are all so happy to be part of helping Sevier County youth achieve their dreams. We wish Sherilyne all the best in her future endeavors.”
WonderWorks is Tennessee’s only upside-down attraction. The 55,000 sq. ft. WonderWorks facility, which also is home to the 300-seatImagination Theater, is an amusement park for the mind featuring more than 120 interactive exhibits and attractions. Guests can experience a simulated 5.3 earthquake, withstand 55 mph winds in the Hurricane Hole, while tests of physical strength and endurance include an indoor rock climbing wall and a bed of 3,500 nails. Open year round, WonderWorks operates in Pigeon Forge and Orlando, Fl. and is slated to open two new locations in Panama City Beach, Fl. Summer 2010 and Broadway at the Beach, Myrtle Beach, SC Spring 2011.