$10,000 in college scholarships awarded to local students
year the Boys and Girls Clubs of Wayne County are pleased to announce an
unprecedented amount of scholarship money has been awarded to five very
deserving candidates. Each recipient will receive $2,000 for the college of
Jack Reed Memorial Scholarship is available to high school seniors wishing to
further their education beyond high school. Traditionally, $2,000 is awarded at
the discretion of the scholarship committee. Applicants must be a current or
past member of the BGCWC and must be going on to continue their education at a
post-secondary institute including a college, university or trade school.
year, the pool of candidates was so strong, the committee members felt that
they deserved more. So the committee raised an additional $4,000, bringing the
total funds available to $6,000. When the Board of Trustees learned about the
candidates and the extra efforts of the scholarship committee, they determined
that the recipients deserved a scholarship award of $2,000 each, so several
trustees contributed an additional $4,000, which brought the total to $10,000.
Recipients include four students from Richmond
High School including Mickalin Cull, Jordan Hogg, Rebecca Ochoa and Michael
Tillman and Annastacia Jenkins from Centerville High School. To read more about the recipients, click here.
4th Annual Bob Rosa Memorial Custom Car & Motorcycle Show
Date: Thursday, July 24
Time: 5-8:30 p.m.
Location: Parking lot of the Jeffers Unit
located at 1717 South L Street
Sponsorships available for $25
For more information: Call Brad Marshall at 765-962-6922 or click here
Fine Arts Competition regional winners move on to nationals
Two artists from our Club have produced three
pieces that are regional winners in the 2014 Boys & Girls Clubs of America
National Fine Arts Competition. In the 13-15 age group, M. Perkins won
the regional competition in the monochromatic category for the piece titled
"Bald Eagle” and the print making category for "The Three Cooks.” N. Grey won
in the 16-18 age group for her mixed media piece entitled "Hanging on the
Rainbow.” The three winning works will now move on to the final round of
the competition to become national winners.Congratulations to these very
talented young artists.