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Scholarship Foundation continues mission of funding Ontonagon college students

 


By JAN TUCKER

jantuck@jamadots.com

ONTONAGON — Thirty-three years ago the Ontonagon Area Scholarship Foundation presented its first scholarship award of $500 to a graduate of the class of 1984. Since that time the foundation has granted $340,000 to 602 graduates from the Ontonagon Area Schools.

Last year’s graduates who applied for foundation scholarships each received $1,500 toward college or trade school. The foundation now has more than $1 million due to the generosity of donors and the 37 named scholarship trusts. Ten of the trusts, each of which require an initial donation of $10,0...



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