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Scholarships available from Jefferson Alumni

Applications are now being accepted from high school seniors for several scholarships that will be awarded at the Jefferson Alumni on Saturday, May 27.. The Jefferson Alumni will award the Don and Flo Armstrong Memorial Scholarships, the Jefferson Alumni Scholarship, and the Dr. James and Suzanne Branham Scholarship. All scholarships are for $500.
The Don and Flo Armstrong Memorial Scholarships and the Dr. James and Suzanne Branham Scholarship were initiated and are funded by Ron Lykins and his late wife Ruth. The Jefferson Alumni Scholarships are funded by generous contributions from Jefferson Alumni members or their friends or family members.
The Jefferson Alumni has been awarding scholarships since 2003 and to date 79 scholarships have been awarded. This is due to the generous donations from alumni members or their family members. If you would like to contribute to the scholarship fund, please send a check to Teresa Lewis, Treasurer, at 113 Anderson Hill Road, Blue Creek, Ohio 45616. You may indicate if your contribution is in memory of or in honor of a friend or family member.
To be eligible for any of the scholarships, the applicant must be a direct descendent of a Jefferson High School graduate. One submission is all that is necessary to be considered for any of the scholarships.
Eligible high school seniors must apply by Friday, April 28. The applicant should include the following information:
1. Write a one to two page narrative outlining personal plans, including where he/she will attend college or technical/trade school. Include in the narrative a summary of school activities, accomplishments, awards and community service.
2. Include official high school transcript that contains OGT (Or other State Test Scores) and ACT/SAT scores and current or projected class rank. (Also attach your high school attendance record for grade nine to the present.)
3. List the name, address, phone or email where applicant may be contacted and the names of your mother and father.
4. Include name of Jefferson High School graduate whom the applicant is a direct descendent and his/her year of graduation, if known.
5. Complete and mail scholarship information so it is received no later than April 28 to: Linda Stepp, 13370 State Route 136, Winchester, Ohio 45697
Members of the Armstrong family and/or Alumni Officers will review applications and may request a phone or personal interview of the applicants and will then select and notify the recipients. The scholarships will be awarded to the recipients in person at the Jefferson Alumni meeting on the evening of May 27. If you have questions, you may contact Linda Stepp at lindajstepp@gmail.com or (513) 218-2352.
These scholarships are open to graduating seniors in Adams County as well as graduating seniors outside the county who meet the eligibility requirements outlined above.

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