Scholarships for G-K grads

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 9:55 a.m.CDT

Graduates of Genoa-Kingston High School are eligible to apply for a scholarship through the Lorene Brown Scholarship Foundation, of which The National Bank & Trust Co. of Sycamore is the trustee.

The Lorene Brown Scholarship Foundation was created in 1993 by Lorene Brown, a lifelong resident of Genoa. Brown, who died in November 1995, was a 1920 graduate of the University of Illinois.

Lorene Brown scholarships are available for Genoa-Kingston High School students enrolled or accepted for enrollment as full-time students at Northern Illinois University or the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in either undergraduate or graduate programs. Since 1993, the foundation has awarded a total of $205,700 in scholarships.

More information and applications are available through the Genoa-Kingston High School Guidance Department or through www.banknbt.com under Trust/Wealth Management /Scholarship Applications.

Applications for the Lorene Brown Scholarship Foundation must be received by May 15.

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