The Colby Hostler Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Abbey Vance of Black Rock. Vance is a 2018 graduate of Sloan-Hendrix High School, and is the daughter of Eric and Tracy Vance. She plans a career in art education as a K-6 art teacher.
Colby Hostler, who was on track to graduate from Sloan-Hendrix in May 2017, lost his life on January 25, 2016. In memory of him, his parents, Steve and Rhonda Higginbotham, offers the $1,000 Colby Hostler Memorial Scholarship to a Sloan-Hendrix graduate.