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Local Students Nominated For National Scholarship Program
Tuesday February 27, 2007
Alexandra Larrow and Sonja Oosterman seniors and members of the Otter Valley National Honor Society, have been nominated to compete in the National Honor Society scholarship sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
This year the program will once again award $200,000, in college Scholarships. As a new feature for the 2007 program, special recognition and additional awards will be presented to state and regional winners, along with the selection of one national recipient who will receive an additional $10,000 award. Students nominated for the NHS scholarship not only demonstrate academic excellence but also excel in service, leadership and character.
The NHS scholarship recognizes the importance of a well-rounded education. Cocurricular activities are an essential part of the school curriculum.
While at Vergennes Union High School, Alex Larrow has been involved in the school musicals, state oratorical champion, member of the math team and Otter Creek Basin Student History Club. This fall she plans to study Communications/Journalism at a college not yet decided. Sonja Oosterman has been active member, secretary and President of the Youth Alive Club and is the current President of the Otter Creek Basin Student History Club. This fall she plans to attend Valley Forge Christian College to study Pastoral Counseling and Social Services. Alex Larrow is also a writer for the local Valley Voice Newspaper.We all wish Alex and Sonja luck.
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