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MAPS foundation awards scholarships

To the Journal editor:

The Education Foundation for Marquette Public Schools held our local scholarship recognition event on May 19 at 6:30 p.m. for our 2020 graduating seniors. The event can be viewed at https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/marquette-senior-high-school-marquette-mi/evt87146b46a4 or bit.ly/2020EdFoundationScholarships.

This year we awarded scholarships to 111 graduating seniors. The amount awarded to the students in scholarships totaled $135,758 dollars. A great start to support these students as they begin their post secondary education experience.

Thank you to everyone who made this event happen;, the donors, the families, the educators, the Education Board members, the STUDENTS and this year a huge thank you to Eric Hamerstrom for the virtual event.

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