(ALMONT) -- The Almont Area Chamber of Commerce awarded their 2013 scholarship to Almont High School Senior Emily Bonello. The scholarship is given to Almont students that plan to continue their education in a business related field. Bonello earned high honors including the bronze, silver, and gold academic awards. She was a member of the All-Academic Blue Water Area Conference Team for softball during her Junior and Senior years. Emily was a 4-year participant in the choir, softball, and drama programs. She was an active member of the National Honor Society and Student Council during her high school years and completed numerous acts of volunteer community service such as Operation Care Package, the Special Olympics, and blood drives for the American Red Cross. Emily plans to attend Michigan State University in the fall to pursue a degree in business.