EDUCATION

Pawhuska Education Trust awards annual scholarships

Chris Day
Journal-Capital

The Pawhuska Educational Trust recently awarded scholarships to students and elected officers.

The combined total of the 76 scholarships awarded for 2017 was $41,400. Heather Conner of Pawhuska received the $2,500 Carl and Virginia Short scholarship. Eighteen students applied for the scholarship.

Other seniors selected for scholarships were:

• Alicia Kennedy

• Jenna Shulanberger

• Teaira Wadsworth

• Kaleb Adams

• Madelyn Priest

• Levi Youngwolfe

• Heather Conner• Chyanne Boe

• Krista Butler

• Chance Hahn

• Johna Brazee

• Warren Graves

• Matthue Rector

• Daneal Parks

• Samantha Lookout

• Colton Hindman

• Laurel Culver

• Todd Justice

• McKenzie Fortney

• Kallista Dagenais

• Nathan Richardson

• Tristen Tucker

• Michael C. Lane

• Denver Wahwassuck

• Sydney Sellers

• Brittney LaBoy

• Mary Jo Upchurch

• Riley Sell

• Eva Harden

• Darienne Frye

The Pawhuska Educational Trust was established more than 50 years ago and has awarded more than $650,000 in scholarships.

The Trust also elected officers. They are Chris Blackwood, president; Gary Strahan, treasurer; Jim Wilson, assistant treasurer; Pam Carpenter, secretary; Julia Wilson, corresponding secretary. Board members are Bob Wilson, Lance Tolson, Mark Short, Strat Tolson and Charlie Wadsworth.