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3 Diboll High School students sign for academic scholarships to SFA

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It was an exciting day at Diboll High School Monday.

Three seniors were celebrated as they signed and received scholarships to Stephen F. Austin State University.

Hunter Mercer and Filberto Escobedo both received $1,500 a semester for academic excellence.

Abby Kettering also received an academic excellence scholarship plus $600 for being in the top 10 percent and 1,000 from the T.L.L. Temple Foundation.

All three of these outstanding students said they are excited about heading to college.  

"It's kind of scary to go off and go to college. But it's exciting, very exciting," Abby Kettering said. 

"I'm very, very grateful and blessed. I know it's always good to get help and assistance and I'm happy," Hunter Mercer said.

"I'm very thankful for it, and I just want to use it the best I can. I want to start a career for myself and hopefully be successful in the future," Filberto Escobedo said.

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