John Martin Thornton Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of John Martin Thornton. John Martin Thornton died on April 16, 2009. John was a 2004 graduate of Wetumpka High School where he was a member of the Honors Society and was President of the Beta Club. In high school, John was active in science activities and was a leader in establishing Wetumpka High School as a competitor in the State Robotic competitions.

The scholarship fund will be awarded each year to deserving graduates of Wetumpka High School to be used for college expenses. John recognized the benefits of higher education and the scholarship fund has been established to honor him and his ideals with continuing legacy of college scholarships.