FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 30, 2017
— THE WASHTENAW 100 AWARDS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS —
Ann Arbor — The Washtenaw 100 is proud to announce it is awarding $20,000 in scholarships to area students throughout Washtenaw County. The Washtenaw 100 is an organization of area residents and corporate citizens whose mission is to support the families of local active law enforcement officers and firefighters who serve within Washtenaw County.
The Washtenaw 100 has maintained the scholarship program over the past 30+ years and has awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships. Students who apply for these scholarships are chosen based upon their demonstrated leadership, volunteer activities, academic scholarship, and stated future goals.
“The awarding of the scholarships to area students is just one program that our organization offers in support of area police and fire fighting professionals.” said Michael Rein, Washtenaw 100 Board Chair. “The Board of Directors is always gratified to review and recognize the hard work and exemplary efforts these students have accomplished. I am sure their parents are very proud.” said Rein.
This year’s Washtenaw 100 Scholarship awardees (with high school and parental affiliation) are:
- Shania Allen, Dexter High School, Ann Arbor VA Hospital
- Adam Anderson, Brighton High School, University of Michigan Police Department
- Joshua Arbini, Tecumseh High School, Chelsea Area Fire Department
- Justin Arbini, Tecumseh High School, Chelsea Area Fire Department
- Kendall Billig, Brighton High School, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department
- Grace Eberts, Saline High School, Ypsilanti Police Department
- Meredith Egeler, Huron High School, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department
- Tiger Jackson, Milan High School, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department
- Austin Tanner, Whitmore Lake High School, Ann Arbor Fire Department
- Alex Toth, Detroit Catholic Central High School, Chelsea Police Department
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