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Councilman King announces District 10 college scholarship program for high school seniors

Wednesday March 28, 2007

Majority Caucus
Louisville Metro Council
For More Information Contact:
Tony Hyatt: 574-4137/ 526-3622
For Immediate release:
 

In an effort to help future leaders continue their education, Councilman Jim King (D) 10 has announced the first District 10 scholarship program.

“The future of Louisville lies in education,” says King. “We hope to make District 10 a catalyst for the success of our city through scholastics and leadership.”
The program will offer a $1000 scholarship for the 2007-2008 academic school year to a high school senior who has shown leadership and community involvement in the District.

“With the cost of college tuition continuing to rise in double digits, I have been looking for ways to help future leaders of our community,” says King. “A program such as this might make a difference in the life of someone who may one day lead our city to great things.”

Those high school seniors who wish to apply should pick up an application form from the District 10 office or go to www.louisvilleky.gov. An application can be downloaded from the Council web page by clicking Councilman King’s link.

The process involves filling out an application and writing an essay on community engagement. There must also be recommendations from two references at least one must bea teacher or instructor.

The deadline for applications is May 15th, 2007.

All applications will be reviewed and a scholarship winner will be announced on May 30th, 2007.

All information must be sent to Councilman King’s legislative aide at rob.holtzmann@louisvilleky.gov. Applications can also be mailed to: Mr. Robert Holtzmann, Legislative Aide, Metro Council – D10, 601 W. Jefferson Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202.

For more information, call Councilman King’s office at 574-1110.

Sponsor:
Jim King (D) 10