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Cedar Springs senior receives award


Levi Whipple

Quality Dining, Inc., the local Burger King franchisee, announced that Cedar Springs graduate Levi Whipple was the winner of a $1,000 scholarship from their business. Levi plans to attend Michigan Technological University and major in Chemical Engineering.
The Burger Kin Scholarship was designed to recognize students who maintain academic standards and are also involved in co-curricular and/or community service activities. The recipient may be, but does not have to be, a Burger King employee.
“We thank our customers for their continued support of our scholarship program,” said Gerald O. Fitzpatrick, Senior Vice President of the Burger King Division at Quality Dining. “We extend our congratulations to all our 2011 scholarship recipients and wish them the best in their future endeavors.”
They awarded $114,000 in continuing education scholarships for high school seniors in 2011.

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National Merit Finalists


Brittany Bellamy

Congratulations to Cedar Springs High School seniors Brittany Bellamy and Charles Hyde for being named 2011 National Merit Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Program.  In the fall, the Red Hawk Review highlighted these two individuals as Semifinalist qualifiers. Now, Brittany and Chuck have joined a select, national group of 15,000 finalists. In March, the National Merit Scholarship committee will begin mailing over 8,400 scholarship offers to the winners from the Finalist group. We embrace the anticipation, along with Brittany and Chuck, as we wait at least one of these scholarship offers to arrive in the mail. Everyone in the greater Cedar Springs community should celebrate and congratulate the academic accomplishment of Brittany Bellamy and Charles Hyde.

Charles Hyde

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Women’s Club to give a $1,000 scholarship


The Cedar Springs Women’s Club announces the availability of a $1,000.00 scholarship to a female of any age who resides int the Cedar Springs Public School District. Applicants may be planning any type of skill training or degree program as long as it is at a Michigan public community/junior college, degree-granting or vocational institution that leads to a degree, certification, or license. Applicants do not need to be currently enrolled in high school.
The award will be based on a competitve process, which considers personal or academic achievement; and family, school or community activities. Final selection criteria are:  Academic progress, school/community service, financial consideration, and career goal.
The award will be made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, or national origin. And the winner will be announced by June 1.
Women currently attending high school can obtain an application from their high school counselor. Please be sure that you have a current application. It should be dated 2009. Women who have left high school can obtain one by contracting Carol Hordyk (696-0090), Claudia Mabie (696-3541) or Sue Harrison (696-0456) or the Cedar Springs Public Library.
Deadline for receipt of application is April 1st.

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