LGA offering scholarships to local graduates

LAKE GEORGE The Lake George Association, the nations first lake association, is pleased to announce a scholarship opportunity to graduating high school seniors who in an environmentally related field. The LGA will award $250 to a senior who submits the best essay on the role Lake George has played in the students life and why the lake and its watershed should be protected for the future. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: The students experience on the LGAs Floating Classroom Employment and recreation experiences related to Lake George Preserving and improving the water quality of the lake Students are encouraged to use their own ideas and be as creative as possible. The essay must be word processed, 12 point font, double spaced and 800 words or less. A resources cited page must be attached if research is done and facts are included. Essays must be postmarked or submitted to the LGA by May 11. Essays may be mailed, emailed or dropped off at the LGA office. The LGAs Education Committee will judge the essays and announce a winner by May 25. The winner will be invited to the LGAs Annual Meeting on Saturday, June 16 to receive their award. Emailed essays can be sent to: edebolt@lakegeorgeassociation.org. Essays can be mailed to: Emily DeBolt Education & Outreach Coordinator P.O. Box 408 Lake George, NY 12845 Questions can be sent to the above address or by calling 518-668-3558.

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