The Haywood County Association of Office Professionals is an association of office professionals employed in the Haywood County School system. The A.E.O.P. will award a one – time scholarship for $500. This scholarship will assist a Haywood County senior pursuing a college degree. The association named the scholarship in honor of Sharon H. Blankenship for her many years of dedicated service. She served in many capacities within the organization and was involved in the selection process for the scholarship. She retired in 2008 with 32 years of dedicated service to the Haywood County Schools. On December 21, 2011, Ms. Blankenship passed away. This scholarship is given in her memory.
• Graduating senior from Haywood County Schools
• Financial need
• Academic achievement
• Participation in extracurricular activities and community service