We were reminded by the family of Leland and Marjorie Wenzel of their scholarship opportunity.
One or two $1,500 scholarships are being offered through the Leland and Marjorie Wenzel / Kentland Farms Agricultural Scholarship Fund. The grants are open to graduates of Lena-Winslow and Pearl City High Schools who will be continuing their education in an agricultural discipline for the 2019-2020 academic year at an accredited college or university. Applicants may be a freshman or upperclassman in the fall 2019 semester.
Applicants must include three letters of recommendation, along with high school transcripts (for incoming freshman) or college transcripts (for students with at least 30 credit hours earned) and an essay page highlighting educational and vocational goals. Applications are available at the guidance office at Pearl City (Craig Kreiser at (815) 443-2715) and Lena-Winslow High Schools (Katrina Linnemann (815) 369 3129 or Leslie Price (815) 369-3106.
The application deadline is April 12, 2019.