The Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary Liberty Unit 289 is pleased to announce they will be awarding a $250 Ruth Thomas Memorial Scholarship to a Stewardson-Strasburg High School senior who plans to attend, full time, a community college, four-year college, or technical institute in the fall. The scholarship will be distributed at the fall semester and may be used for tuition, fees, or any educational expenses. Eligibility guidelines and applications are available from Stewardson-Strasburg High School Guidance Counselor Renee Frost.
The Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary will evaluate each application, and the award will be made from these evaluations.
The deadline for receipt of the scholarship application is May 5th. Scholarships are to be turned in to Guidance Counselor Renee Frost. If more information is needed, please contact Cinda Held at 644-3156.
Ruth Thomas was an active member of the Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit. She worked at the Stewardson-Strasburg School as a cook for many years. Ruth passed away in December of 2012 and would be pleased to know she is still helping Stewardson-Strasburg students.