Kirk Scholarship applications now available

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HIGHLAND MILLS — Applications are now available for the 2018 Kirk Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by the Woodbury Historical Society.

Candidates must be current high school seniors who reside in the Town of Woodbury.

Application forms and instructions are available from the Guidance offices at the Monroe-Woodbury, Cornwall and Burke High Schools, the Highland Mills and Central Valley branches of he Woodbury Public Library and directly from the Woodbury Historical Society for students who are home-schooled.

Kirk Memorial Scholarship Awards (given in memory of Margaret and Adam Kirk, beloved educators in the community and among the founders of the Woodbury Historical Society) have historically been given in amounts ranging from $500 to $1,000.

In terms of qualifications for the award, scholarship applicants are asked to demonstrate a strong commitment in one or more of the following areas:

• Achievement in the sciences, social studies, and/or dramatic arts;

• Service to school and/or community demonstrating compassion and altruism, as well as integrity, excellence and leadership;

• Intellectual curiosity and creativity.

For further information and application materials on the Kirk Memorial Scholarship, please contact Bob Curtis at 928-2613 or the Woodbury Historical Society at 928-6770.

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