Megan Dellinger, a 2013 graduate of West Lincoln High School, will be attending Gardner-Webb University in the fall, where she plans to major in history. She hopes to someday be a history teacher at the secondary level.
She was offered a total of $555,000 in scholarships from various schools.
Dellinger is the daughter of Timothy and Wendy Dellinger of Vale. Her grandparents are Johnny and Margaret Brown of Valdese and Albert and Kay Dellinger of Vale. Her great-grandmother is Alma Blackwelder of Concord.
Dellinger participated in various activities in high school, including Beta Club, yearbook, band, track and golf.
She is an active member of Unity Baptist Church.
Dellinger will be the fourth member of her family to attend GWU.