Marathon scholarships awarded

SCHROON LAKE - Three area high school graduates have been awarded scholarships by the Adirondack Marathon Committee.

The Michael Terrio Memorial Scholarship was awarded to North Warren graduate Lindsay Maresca, who is attending Quinnipiac University. She is the daughter of Mike and Rachel Maresca of Brant Lake.

The Peter Gushee Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Schroon Lake Central graduate Sarah Garcia, who is currently attending Adirondack Community College. Garcia is the daughter or Thomas and Amy Garcia of North Hudson.

The Tom Williford Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Schroon Lake Central graduate Korinne Talham, who is attending Herkimer Community College. Talham is the daughter of Clarke and Cindy Talham of Schroon Lake.

The committee recognizes three area graduating seniors from among North Warren Central School, Schroon Lake Central School or Mountainside Bible Academy each year with a $1,500 scholarship.

The Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival, in its 14th year, features a full- and half-marathon and two person marathon relay around Schroon Lake, children's fun run in Schroon Lake and 5- and 10-kilometer events in Chestertown. This year's races were held Sept. 25 and 26.

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