Great Beginnings Pediatric Dental Specialists and Great Smiles Orthodontic Specialists are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 High School Senior Scholarships. Applications are reviewed and the final selections are made by a panel of local High School teachers. Each winner receives $500 to use for educational expenses. We are proud to support and encourage these students as they continue their education.

  • The Great Smiles Healthcare Career Scholarship has been awarded to Andrea Castillo, a graduate of Tuscola High School. Ms. Castillo will pursue a career as a physician assistant.
  • The Great Beginnings Justin Leon McClellan Scholarship has been presented to Rebekah Anders, a graduate of Erwin High School. Ms. Anders will focus on a field of study in music and science education.
  • The Great Beginnings Dr. Gayle Painter Scholarship has been given to Kristen O’Rear, a graduate of Tuscola High School. Ms. O’Rear will pursue a career as a dentist.

Great Beginnings Pediatric Dental Specialists provides pediatric dental care to children in a warm and anxiety-free environment. Great Smiles Orthodontic Specialists delivers full orthodontic treatment to children, teens and adults in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Offices are conveniently located in Asheville, Reynolds Mountain, Waynesville and Sylva.