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VFW awards scholarships

VFW SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS — Pictured, from left: Kelsey Geyer, Rainah Umlauf, Commander Bob Bieber, Alisa Roy and Brandi Burgard.
SPRINGVILLE — The Felton-Burns Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5260 recently awarded $3,000 in college scholarships to eligible Springville-Griffith Institute high school seniors.

Six awards, for $500 each, were presented to the recipients, to be put toward their college expenses.

This year’s awards were presented to: Brandi Burgard, majoring in accounting at Canisius College; Kelsey Geyer, majoring in civil engineering at Ohio State University; Jean Giordano, majoring in nursing at Trocaire College; Alisa Roy, majoring in media arts and technology at Rochester Institute of Technology; Rainah Umlauf, majoring in international studies at Vassar College and Samantha Wach, majoring in accounting at Grove City College.

Commander Bob Bieber, representing the membership of the post, presented the awards at a ceremony held at the Felton-Burns VFW Post 5260 on July 15. The post has been awarding scholarships for more than 20 years.

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