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2015 William S. and Margaret I. Marvin Scholarship Recipients Announced

2015 William S. and Margaret I. Marvin Scholarship Recipients Announced
This year’s program awarded scholarships to 17 Warroad High School seniors

WARROAD, Minn., June 4, 2015—Recipients of the 2015 William S. and Margaret W. Marvin scholarships were announced during an awards ceremony at Warroad High School on May 18.

Seventeen Warroad High School seniors who will be attending either a 4-year college or university, or a 2-year community or technical school, were chosen based on their academic achievements, civic-related community service, and active participation in school-related activities.  Those 17 recipients include:

Morgan Aimsley-Benzie
Jason Cole (2-yr)
Alissa Crowe (2-yr)
Susan Dalen
Bridget Erickson
Jonas Fisher
Madison Goulet
Andrew Hagen
Shelby Huseth (2-yr)
Abigail Johnson
Molly McDonald
Sydney Mosher
Keegan O’Donnell
Cassidy Pelland
Mitchell Rogers (2-yr)
Brian Snyder
Andrea Warkentin

Established in 2007 by William S and Margaret I. Marvin, the scholarship program was created as a way to give back to the Warroad community by providing the opportunity for students to further their education. Recipients of this year’s scholarship program will receive up to a maximum of $9,580 to cover educational expenses at a four-year college or university, or $5,517 for a two-year community or technical school. Scholarships may be renewed each year, for both the 4-year track or the 2-year track.

“My parents treasured their education and chose the lasting gift of knowledge as the single most important gift they could share with the people of this community,” said Susan Marvin, daughter of William and Margaret Marvin, during the scholarship presentation. “The gift of education is truly one of the few gifts in life that last forever. It can never, ever be taken from you.  This is why this scholarship was so important to my mom and dad, and continues to be important to all of us today.”

To date, the William S. and Margaret I. Marvin scholarship program has awarded over $4.3 million dollars to 197 Warroad students.

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