SEDALIA, Mo. — Smith-Cotton High School senior Dillan Kessing and his family have something to celebrate. According to a release from Sedalia School District #200, Kessing is the 2020 recipient of the Mark Johnson Academic Scholarship. Playing as defensive starter for the Smith-Cotton High School football team, as well as excelling academically earned the senior a $500 scholarship. Kessing’s name will be engraved on a plaque, which will be displayed in the Smith-Cotton High School gym. The Mark Johnson Academic Scholarship, provided by former Smith-Cotton coach Mark Johnson and his family will be funded through the year 2043.