The JOHN W. DURIS SCHOLARSHIP was first awarded in 1984 to benefit students involved in Eaton Intermediate School District’s Vocational Program.
This scholarship will be awarded to student(s) from the school districts of Charlotte, Potterville, Olivet and/or Maple Valley who are pursuing Vocational-Technical courses in an accredited school or college leading to a Technical Associate Degree, Certification or Diploma.
The selected student(s) shall be awarded a one-year, $750-$1,000 scholarship.
Applications are available at each of the High School Guidance offices or from Mrs. Tammy Halsey at Eaton Federal Bank at 236 S. Cochran, Charlotte, MI. Questions or requests for applications may also be directed to any Charlotte Optimist Club member or call Cheryl 517.543.6721, Mike 517.543.5143, or Gene 517.543.1166.
Complete guidelines and administrative rules are available with the application form which is a simple two-page form and an attached essay of one or two pages.
Applications are due April 15 for 2019.
The 2018 Scholarship winners were: Clayton Jones of Charlotte High School will go to Aquinas College to become a high school teacher; Zane Stanton of Potterville High School will enter Alma College to become a financial advisor; William Wilson will enroll in Olivet College to major in computer science; and Sydney Spotts of Olivet High School will be attending Grand Valley State University to major in allied health science or physical therapy.
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