Two local area high school students recently were awarded $10,000 Sony Electronics Scholarships through the Dothan Area Chamber Foundation and Sony Scholarship Selection Committee.
The 2018 scholarship awardees are Dionna Jaide Gilbert, a Dothan High School senior, and Edward James Ortego, a Northview High School senior.
Gilbert will be attending the University of Montevallo to pursue a degree in dietetics.
Ortego plans to attend Auburn University and major in history and theater.
Administered through the Dothan Area Chamber Foundation, this private scholarship program is open to seniors who attend Dothan High School or Northview High School.