Dylan Blackburn, a member of Westbrook Grange, has been approved for a scholarship from the NC State Grange for the 2015-16 school year. He is a senior at Midway High School where he has been involved in FBLA, yearbook staff, student government, drama, Key Club, Beta Club, History Club, and the Clinton-Sampson Junior Leadership Program.
In addition to being a Grange member, Blackburn is also involved in the Sampson Community Theatre, Shady Grove Original Free Will Baptist Church, and the Boy Scouts through which he earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
Blackburn plans to attend Campbell University to pursue a degree in business management. He is the son of Robert Kevin and Gina Blackburn of Clinton.