Boys & Girls Club of Westminster (BGCW) awarded scholarships to their graduating seniors. To qualify for a scholarship, youth must be an active member of the Club, demonstrate leadership and have a satisfactory academic record. BGCW awarded the following scholarships:
Making Life Easier Scholarship – awarded by Toyota Financial Services and presented by Amy Mikalauskas. This national scholarship honors college-bound students who are Boys & Girls Club members and show a commitment to community service. Youth competed among other Boys & Girls Club members across the country. Three Westminster youth received scholarships!
Suraya Jones – awarded $20,000. Suraya will attend McDaniel College and major in Social Work.
Dillion Hereth – awarded $10,000. Dillon will attend Marywood University and major in Architecture.
Steven Zbignewich – awarded $10,000. Steven will attend Carroll Community College and major in Small Unmanned Aircraft Technology.
W&P Scholarship – awarded by Boys & Girls Club of Westminster thru the sponsorship of a generous donor. Presented by Virginia Harrison, this scholarships honors club members who show a commitment to hard work and perseverance. Youth must demonstrate exemplary character and leadership through service learning and contributions to the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster and the community-at-large. This scholarship is renewable for 1 year and covers college or vocational training.
Dillion Hereth received $3,378
Suraya Jones received $3,378
The TomKat Scholarship – awarded by Mr. Tom Gordon and Ms. Kate Carter. This scholarship recognizes a youth who demonstrates resilience in the face of challenge.
The value of the scholarship matches the amount awarded in the W&P Scholarship
William “Jamie” Goodwin received $3,378 to fund vocational training. Mr. Gordon and Ms. Carter surprised the Club with this scholarship because they believe in the Club’s mission and thought Jamie was extremely deserving of a scholarship!