2014 Sheep Mountain Lodge Scholarship Prize Winners Announced

March 11, 2014

2014 Sheep Mountain Lodge Scholarship Prize Winners Announced

The 2014 Sheep Mountain Lodge Scholarship Prize winners are:

$500 First Place – Jenny Lee

$300 Second Place – Ben Gerwig

$200 Third Place – Tiffany Gerwig

This annual local cash prize is awarded to Glacier View area youth between the ages of 15 and 21 and must be used to further enhance students’ personal career training, education or job skills development.  Students are asked to complete a Prize application and must compose a 500 word typed essay on how their experiences growing up in the Glacier View area have prepared them for the future.

This year’s essays included the following noteworthy statements reflecting the applicant’s individual experiences growing up in the Glacier View Community:

“Compassion, a strong work ethic, and an independent spirit are all characteristics that have been fostered in me by the community.” (Jenny Lee)

“Glacier View has taught me about the importance of taking initiative and maintaining communication, as well as what true community is.” (Ben Gerwig)

“The Glacier View Community has encouraged me to get out of my comfort zone, to befriend those who need friends, and to start taking the steps to becoming an effective teacher.”  (Tiffany Gerwig)

Sheep Mountain Lodge and the Scholarship review committee wish to thank the many applicants for their excellent essays.  For further information, please contact Zack or Anjanette Steer at Sheep Mountain Lodge:

745-5121 (tel),  info@sheepmountain.com  or  www.sheepmountain.com

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