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ECCF scholarships awarded to area students

June 8, 2012

Photo by Victoria Stanish - Class of 2012 graduates from area high schools gathered at the Elk County Community Foundation on Thursday to acknowledge receipt of scholarship funding awarded through the foundation. More than $100,000 was awarded through 87 scholarships to assist students with postsecondary education.

ST. MARYS – A number of area students headed off to college or other postsecondary education will have some help thanks to scholarships awarded through the Elk County Community Foundation (ECCF).
Students from Elk County and the surrounding area were awarded 87 scholarships totaling over $100,600 through the foundation, which helps individuals and groups achieve their philanthropic goals by assisting with the creation of endowments and other funding, and then awarding that funding locally to individuals, nonprofit organizations and others.
ECCF Executive Director Paula Fritz Eddy said the foundation manages and administers funding provided through the generosity of many area donors.

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