The National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Richard Warren GA26 Chapter of Waynesboro presented two scholarships on December 11, 2021. A recipient must be a descendant of a member of Colonial Dames, meaning their ancestry can be traced to at least 1699.
The scholarships this year were presented to Emmett Peter Adams III (above) and Erin Elizabeth Caldwell (below).
Peter is the grandson of Nell Bailey Headley, Scholarship Chairman of the Chapter. He is the son of Heather and Pete Adams of North Augusta, S.C. Peter graduated last year from Fox Creek High School in North Augusta, S.C., and is currently attending Limestone University in Gaffney, S.C., a sports emphasis university. He had an invitation to play softball there, and is currently playing shortstop with the #1 team. Peter is studying sports management as his career choice, but intends to play professional baseball.
Erin is the grandson of Marilyn Cochran, Treasurer of the Chapter. She is the daughter of Christine Cochran and Troy Mason Caldwell of Savannah, Ga. Erin graduated from Islands High School in Savannah, Ga., and is currently attending the Georgia Southern University Savannah Campus. Her major is political science.