Dulaney, Cox best field at 3rd Annual Rhea Alliance Scholarship Tourney
September 11, 2016
Dayton, Tn — Rhea Alliance awarded scholarships to the winners in the third annual Rhea Alliance Fishing Tournament held on Saturday and Sunday. The Rhea Alliance was formed in 2013 by Spring City Chamber’s Jim Reed and Dayton Chamber’s Vaughn Berger. Winners were selected in Junior High and High School divisions. A total of $8,250 was awarded to the five winners, with $5,000 coming from Bryan College. Vaughn Berger presented the check to the winners on behalf of Bryan. Also on hand for prize distribution was Dennis Tumlin of the Rhea County Economic and Tourism council.
Jim Reed co-founder of Alliance said, “Thanks to all those who came today to support our efforts.”
“The Rhea County Alliance is a cooperative effort by all three Rhea County municipalities, along with county government and Chamber of Commerce from Spring City and Dayton. The Rhea County Economic & Tourism council is also involved.”
“We put politics aside and work together to help promote our a community in a way we see fit.”
“We care for our young people and want to promote an opportunity for higher education.”
For more information about the Rhea Alliance click on link below to go to website.
2016 RHEA ALLIANCE SCHOLARSHIP BASS TOURNAMENT WINNERS
JR HIGH DIVISION:
**$250.00 COLLEGE FUND STARTER CHECK FROM RHEA ALLIANCE TO 1ST PLACE ANGLER AND 1ST PLACE CO-ANGLER
ANGLER: WILL TRAVIS CO-ANGLER: NO FISH WEIGHED IN
HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION:
**$1000.00 SCHOLARSHIP FROM RHEA ALLIANCE & $2500.00 BRYAN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP FROM BRYAN COLLEGE TO BOTH 1ST PLACE WINNERS:
ANGLER: EZEKIEL COX CO-ANGLER: BAYLOR DULANEY
**$500.00 SCHOLARSHIP FROM MADISONVILLE MARINE TO BOTH 2ND PLACE WINNERS:
ANGLER: BRANDSFORD DEAN CO-ANGLER: TAYLEN GENTRY
38 Anglers in 24 boats participated in the Rhea Alliance tournament.
JR HIGH DIVISION
HIGH SCHOOL DIVISION