For the 23rd
straight year, the Board of Directors for the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce offered
a Kodiak High School Senior college funding. Mary Donaldson has more.
Eighteen-year-old Jessie Keplinger
is just about to graduate from Kodiak
High School, and with 1-thousand
dollars towards her college education. She is this year’s Chamber of Commerce scholarship
recipient. Keplinger says she was raised in Kodiak and has also been an active
high school student over the years.
(Chamber 2 :10s “…and partners club.”)
filling out the application and meeting the grade point average of a two-point
five or above, Keplinger and all of the other applicants were required to go in
and interview with the Board of Directors. She says she already has broad education
goals in mind.
(Chamber 1 :17s “…a couple more years.”)
She also says
her scholarship will be applied to the necessary college expenses like tuition,
books and student fees and that she is very appreciative for the money.
(Chamber 3 :12s “…every amount helps.”)
a total of nine applicants this year. The Kodiak Chamber of Commerce began offering
scholarships in 1986 and has donated about 23-thousand dollars to students.