By Kevin Harvison
Nancy Downing, left, presents Tylor Zane Killingsworth, with a Five Hundred Dollar Scholarship by the Kilihoti Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution. His entry was chosen as the winner from the thirty-one applications received from graduating seniors from area high schools.
Zane attended Checotah High School and was one of six valedictorians in the Class of 2012. He was a member of the Student Council, the National Honor Society, State Honor Society, Member of the Business Professionals of America, Spanish Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and a delegate to Boys State. He was also a contender at the State Power Life Meet in 2011 and 2012, and member of the Checotah football team. Zane is also active in his church and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Checotah.