Brown County Foundation awards scholarships to local students

The Brown County Foundation presented scholarships to nine Brown County Schools students amounting to $9,500 during a special event held in the Georgetown Council chambers on Monday, June 12.
Several of the scholarship recipients were on hand to have their pictures taken including:
• Piper Tomlin (Georgetown)  received a $500 Brown County Foundation General Fund Scholarship;
• Madison Brown (Georgetown) and Kasey Kidwell (Georgetown)  both received $500 Brown County Foundation Joseph C. Glover Fund Scholarships;
• Sydney Carrington, (Georgetown), Abigail Stapleton (Georgetown), Madison Brown, (Georgetown) and Kassidy Seigla, (Georgetown) received $1000 scholarships from the  Brown County Foundation Tony Becraft Memorial Scholarship fund;
• Lillyann Kimberly, (Eastern), Alexandra Carrizalez (RULH) and Kasey Dawn Fox (Western) all received $500 scholarships from the Brown County Foundation General Fund;
• Abigail Stapleton (Georgetown) received a $1,000 scholarship from the Brown County Foundation EV and Carl Stephan Fund;
• Taylor McKinney (Georgetown) received a $1,000 scholarship- from the Brown County Foundation Kathleen Stephan Fund;
• Madison Brown (Georgetown) received a $500 scholarship from the Brown County Foundation Sue Mulford Fund.
Members of the Brown County Foundation that were present at the event  included Ray Becraft, president, Mike Boyd, trustee, Jeff Wiederhold, trustee, Kim Peddigo, trustee and Brenda Layton, secretary. (Not available for photo, Tim Bridges, vice president, Julie McConn Pirman, treasurer and Betty Campbell.)
“This is always a great event for our foundation,” said Becraft, “These kids are some of the best and brightest students to come out of Brown County and we are proud of them all.
“The Brown County Foundation is a 501c3, tax exempt organization with a board of directors. Last year we awarded scholarships amounting to $9,500. This year 2017 we once again able to present $9,500 in scholarship funds to deserving young people.”
To learn more about the Brown County Foundation please call (937) 378-3329.