Local scholarships being offered

Are you a high school senior? Do you need extra money for college? Applications are now being taken for scholarships by Leadership Tri County and by Operation UNITE.

Operation UNITE offers a minimum of 20 “I am UNITE” scholarships in the amount of $1,500 to students who are either a UNITE Club member or have attended Camp UNITE. To find out more about these scholarships, visit www.operationunite.org. Applications are due by March 31, 2015. If you have further questions, please call Shawna Ping at 606-677-6179.

Leadership Tri County offers a $1,000 scholarship to one senior in Knox, one in Laurel, and one in Whitley County. To learn more about this scholarship, visit your high school counselor or see Claudia Greenwood at the Knox County Attorney’s Office in Barbourville or see Leigh Burke at the Whitley County Board of Education. Applications are due by April 1, 2015. For further questions, you can call Leigh Burke at 606-215-1366.

Claudia Gibson Greenwood