The Boardman Lions Club will award two $500 scholarships in the spring of 2013 to two graduating seniors, one boy and one girl, who are residents of Boardman and will be attending a four-year college to pursue a bachelor's degree.
Additional requirements include a minimum grade point average of 3.0, 30 hours of community service per year from the sophomore year on, two recommendations and a personal essay. Any graduating senior who lives in Boardman will be considered, regardless of high school.
Scholarships will be selected by the scholarship committee based on academic success, volunteer service, and recommendations. Awards will be announced at the time of graduation. Apply online at www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/boardmanoh/
Boardman Lions is a service organization. Its purpose is to foster understanding among the people of the world, promote good government and good citizenship, to take an active interest in the civic, cultural, social, and moral welfare of the community, and to encourage high ethical standards in commerce, industry, professions, public works, and private endeavors. Their motto is "We serve."