BA student heads to Prague on scholarship

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Photo above from left: Beaufort Academy Headmaster, Stephen Schools, Beaufort Academy Middle School teacher, Melissa Hincher, Emma Hincher, and Jason Hincher Beaufort Academy class of 1991.

Emma Hincher, Beaufort Academy Class of 2019 was named the recipient of the 2016 Thomas H. Horton, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Emma has been awarded up to a $4,000 stipend to participate in a summer study-abroad program. She has chosen to travel to Prague in the Czech Republic. The Thomas H. Horton, Jr. Memorial Scholarship has been established to commemorate the contributions of Tom Horton to the study of English literature and to the development of the minds and characters of Beaufort Academy students. Grateful family members, students, colleagues and friends have come together to celebrate Tom’s contributions and to ensure that his legacy lives on. Each year, a Beaufort Academy high school student wins this unique award.