The Local Lodge 811 Human Rights Committee and Women's Committee scholarship recipients for 2016 are:
Alina Fuentes, daughter of LL 811 Member Edgar Fuentes
Aaliyah Thompson, daughter of LL 811 Member Ali Thompson
Whitney Welch, daughter of LL 811 Member Gary Welch
Katie Mc Clung, daughter of LL 811 Member Scot Mc Clung
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS
Each applicant met the requirements of having 3.0 GPA or higher, and wrote essays of 1500 words or more on the topics provided by each committee.
Jackie Golphin, Chairperson of the Local 811 Women's Committee, congratulated this year's scholarship winners, saying, "It is truly an exciting and gratifying experience seeing my local give back to memebers and their dependants who are pursuing their education."
Greg Hall, from the Human Rights Committee, told the winners that, "Hard work pays off and these recepients should be very proud of their accomplishments."
The 2016 Scholarship Program is available for members in good standing and their dependents who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and are enrolled in a secondary education program. The program is funded entirely by the generous support of the Local 811 membership, and is approved each year at the Local 811 Business Meetings.