Scholarships available for local students

(Front Row l-r) Kelly Shearin, 2017 Recipient; Tien Thuy Le and Taylor Torres, 2018 recipients (Back Row l-r) DWC Scholarship Committee Members Lucy Garner, Jane Merriam, Teresa Jenkins, Mary Holly Allison, Cheryl Conner, DWC President Judy Schnabel, and Mary Ellen Taylor

Female high school seniors who are registered to vote as a Democrat in Florida could potentially win $1,000 toward college.

The scholarship, awarded from the Democratic Women’s Club of Charlotte County, requires a 350-500 word essay on “Why women in politics matter.” Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and attend college in fall, 2019.

(Read more in the Sun)