Treadaway named National Rural, Small Town Scholar

Published 1:30 pm Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Andalusia High School junior Meleah Treadaway has been named to College Board’s National Rural and Small Town Recognition Program as a 2021-2022 Scholar for her excellence in academic achievement.

Treadaway earned the distinction because of her remarkable academic achievements in school and outstanding performance on the PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and/or AP Exams.

Meleah Treadaway, a junior at Andalusia High School, received
news she was chosen as a 2021-2022 Scholar by College Board
for maintaining excellence in academic achievement.

“I feel honored and blessed. I would like to extend a special thanks to God for my family’s support as well as everyone in the community,” she said.

In addition to her schoolwork, she serves as a City of Andalusia Ambassador and a Covington County Youth Leader.

“You have accomplished these milestones in the face of an immensely demanding period of your high school career, one of disruption, challenge, missed milestones, and loss. In a time of hardship, you demonstrated resilience and an unwavering commitment to owning your future. You have put in the effort and your future is bright. I couldn’t be more delighted to share this great news,” College Board Chief Executive Officer David Coleman said.

Coleman added that colleges across the country know those selected for the program are some of the most talented students. “We encourage you to include this award in your college and scholarship applications. We are extremely proud of all you’ve accomplished and to honor you as part of the National Rural and Small Town Recognition Program. We are hopeful this program helps you on your path to college. On behalf of the College Board, I celebrate your success and the brightness of all that’s ahead.”

She is the daughter of Marty Treadaway and Angi Hicks and has an older sister, Kayla Treadaway. After she graduates from AHS in 2023, she plans to enter the medical field.

“I plan to further my education to enrich my life as well as others,” Treadaway said.