John Rhein Haney recently was awarded the United Daughters of the Confederacy Great Granddaughter scholarship in the amount of $500.
He was sponsored by the local UDC Bethel Heroes 636 chapter and is the grandson of Marian Haney, a Bethel Heroes member, and son of John Paul and Donna Haney of Nashville.
John graduated from Rocky Mount Academy, where was active in basketball and football, a member of the yearbook staff, and was a Global Studies Honor Recipient.
Along with his school activities, John also was active at Speight’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Whitakers.
He will be attend the University of North Carolina-Wilmington in the fall.