The Lowell Hunt Alice Newspapers Inc. Award was presented to John Andrew Lemon on Tuesday afternoon. He will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Lemon is the son of John and Edie Lemon. He is planning to attend University of Texas in Austin to study philosophy. He is the valedictorian for Alice High School’s Class of 2020. He is part of the academic decathlon, National Honor Society, Coyote Scholar and more.