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Registration open for Sunrise Optimist’s Vern Stahl Memorial scholarships


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Applications are currently being accepted for the Vern Stahl Memorial Scholarship. Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell will be offering a total of $4,000 in scholarships — to include three $1,000 scholarships and two $500 scholarships — to graduating seniors from Roswell, Goddard and University high schools. The Sunrise Optimist Vern Stahl Memorial Scholarship applications are available now through April 17 at any of the three guidance counselors’ offices.

The deadline for entries is 3 p.m., April 17, 2020. Applications must be back in the counselor’s office by that time. The winners will be announced in May at the awards assemblies at the respective schools.

Applicants will be judged on scholarship, community involvement, school participation, work experience and need.

The Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell has awarded over $50,000 for the past 19 years since chartering in 2000. Many of the scholarship winners have gone on to have successful college and university educational careers and have contributed greatly to their community.

For more information, contact Roger K. Burnett, scholarship chairman, at 575-420-9420.

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