Kiwanis Club Awards $1,500 in Scholarships

Kiwanis scholarship recipients

Kiwanis Club of Pascagoula recently awarded scholarships totaling $1,500 to six local students.

The scholarships, worth $250, were awarded to the following students based on their civic engagement, volunteerism and academic performance:

  • Michelle Trejo Acevedo (Gautier High School graduate)
  • Lauren Bowlin (Resurrection Catholic High School graduate)
  • Lana Hults (Gautier High School graduate)
  • Emma Landry (Resurrection High School graduate)
  • Avery Loper (Resurrection High School graduate)
  • Kamoriya Walley (Pascagoula High School graduate)

The Kiwanis Club’s Scholarship Committee is chaired by Joyce Bell-Washington.

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. To achieve this goal, the club supports several community service and volunteer projects each year. These include distributing dictionaries to area third-graders each year, providing accelerated reader books to second-graders, recognizing the academic accomplishments of fourth-graders, awarding citizenship certificates to first-graders, sponsoring Key Clubs in three area high schools, sponsoring the Aktion Club for adults with special needs, sponsoring the Circle K club at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, awarding scholarships to graduating high school seniors and funding various local non-profits.

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Written by Kiwanis Pascagoula

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time. The KIWANIS CLUB OF PASCAGOULA is dedicated to serving the local community through various service and fundraising projects. Our club has been in service to our community for more than 70 years.

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