Rotary Club To Award Three Scholarships

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The Milford Rotary Club is adding a new scholarship to those it normally awards. The new scholarship is named after the late Milford Rotarian and business owner, Raymond Masten and will be for Milford High students planning a career in business. This scholarship is for $1,500.

In addition to the Masten scholarship, the club will award two separate scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year. One for $1,500 will be a Traditional scholarship awarded on the criteria of the student’s leadership, character, and citizenship as well as academic achievement. The Joseph WarnellScholarship,named after long term Rotarian, chemist, and former business owner Joseph Warnell,will be for $1,500 and include the requirement that the student is planning a career in science or mathematics.

In addition to these scholarships, the Milford Rotary Club will be renewing two Garbutt Family Trust scholarships for $2,000 each. The Garbutt Family Trust scholarships are offered alternate years and are renewable for four years.

Scholarship applicants must reside in the service area of the Milford Rotary Club which includes all of the Milford School District. Graduating seniors in public, parochial, or private schools or home schooled seniors must submit their applications by April 20, 2014. Applications are available on-line at www.milfordrotaryclub.com , from any high school guidance office, or by calling James O’Neill at 422-3207.