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VFW offers scholarship

High school seniors who are Woodbury residents are eligible to apply for the VFW Post 9024 $1,000 education scholarship.

Seniors planning on pursuing a post-secondary education at either a two- or four-year vocational or educational institute starting in the fall of 2010 whose grade standing is in the upper 40 percent of their class at the end of the first semester of their senior year are eligible to apply.

The VFW awards its "Cans for College" scholarship on the basis of scholarship achievement, ability, character, leadership, industry and personality.

Applications are available from school counselors at Woodbury, New Life Academy, the Science and Math Academy, Tartan, Stillwater and Hill Murray high schools or at www.wdbyvfwpost9024.org.

Completed applications must be submitted through the counseling or guidance office of the student's school no later than Monday, April 5.

Funds for the scholarship are made possible through the community's contribution to the Post's "Cans for College" aluminum can recycling project with additional funding directly from Post 9024.

Cans may be donated at the collection trailer located in the parking lot of Valley Creek Mall, 1750 Weir Drive, Woodbury.

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