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The Parkman Grange would like to announce the availability of application packages for 2016 Minnie Welts Bridge Memorial Scholarships. Packages may be picked up at the Parkman Town Office on 771 ME-150 in Parkman. Applicants must have graduated from high school and be currently enrolled (in good academic standing) in a legitimate institution of continuing education (i.e., community college, technical school, or four-year college or university). Application deadline is Wednesday, June 15th with no exceptions. Awards will be announced at the Memorial Supper on Saturday, August 6th.
Mrs. Minnie Welts Bridge passed away at 102 years of age on Sunday, August 14th, 2011. She was a lifelong resident of Parkman. Minnie was a retired school teacher, having taught in various Parkman schools for 29 years, and a life member of Parkman Grange #305. The Grange has established the Minnie Welts Bridge Memorial Scholarship Fund to benefit deserving Parkman residents who have successfully completed at least one 1 term at a legitimate institution of continuing education in the continuation of his/her education at that institution. The Grange hopes to annually award one or more Scholarships of $500 each funded through donations and their annual supper in Minnie's name. For more information about this scholarship opportunity contact Ms. Sue Manchester at 277-3942.