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Scotts Bluff County Soroptimists senior awards available

March 6, 2019

SCOTTSBLUFF - Soroptimist International of ScottsBluff County is announcing two scholarships for area graduating senior girls.

The Soroptimist Senior Award was established to recognize outstanding contributions by a young female who improves the quality of life in her family and fellow citizen though commitment to school, community and country. It is not an academic based award. To be eligible, a female student must be graduating during the current school year from a public or private high school or its equivalent. The applicant must reside in Scotts Bluff County; however, she does not need to graduate from a school in Scotts Bluff County.

The “Dream It, Be It” award is for graduates of the Scotts Bluff County Dream It, Be It Program. The award will be based on the individual’s expressed need and plan for success as described in the application.

Application forms and instructions for each of the awards may be obtained from Ronda Kinsey 308-631-5679 or kinseyr2@gmail.com. Complete, signed applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted by email. The due date has been extended to March 25.

Soroptimist International is a service organization that works to improve the lives of women and girls by awareness, advocacy and action. Members are actively engaged in professional or management positions in the panhandle community. The local club was chartered in 1958, and meetings are held in the Scotts Bluff Country Club at noon on the first and third Thursdays of every month. Further information may be obtained on Facebook by going to Soroptimist International of Scotts Bluff County.

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