Twenty-five Utah high school students received $1,000 scholarships each last month from Smith's Food and Drug Centers.

Many of the students honored with the Smith's "Personal Best" Scholarships overcame serious injuries, drug abuses, or other difficulties in order to continue their high school education.Scholarship winners are: Christopher Scott, Carbon School District; Paul Nelson, Matthew Bowman and Mechelle Gabron, Davis School District; Landon Mathews, Duschesne School District; Chris Lutu, Emery School District; Tiffany Murray, Peter Johnson, Wes Aguilar, Nicole Ewing and Alisha Allen, Granite School District; Kimberlee Roe, Camille James and Kim Williams, Jordan School District; Shelly Richardson, Murray School District; Lyndee Lee and Charlie McFarland, Ogden School District; Mario Garcia, Provo School District; Lisa Phelps, Salt Lake School District; Kristen Brown, Sevier School District; Sharie Stewart and Teresa Carmody, South Sanpete School District; Kyli Scott, Tooele School District; Ben Taylor, Wayne School District; and Katie Wilson, Weber School District.