Education Briefs for Feb. 19
VFW art contest open to students
The local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 742 of Marshall Auxiliary is offering to eligible students in the area the chance to enter the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Students in grade 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program are eligible, but should not be over the age of 18 at the time of entry.
Art must be on canvas or paper. Papier-mache, pottery, metalwork, fabric, wood and other media are acceptable. Digital art, photography and jewelry are not accepted.
For complete rules and application form, Contact the scholarship chair, Karen Winn at 507-537-1126. All entries must be submitted by March 25 to Winn.
Catholic Daughters offer scholarship
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas local Court St. Joan of Arc 1291 is offering a $500 scholarship to a 2020 graduating Catholic girl who plans to continue her formal education. She must be a member of Holy Redeemer Parish or any of the adjacent Catholic parishes that do not have a Catholic Daughter Court.
Applications are available at the Holy Redeemer Parish office or from Lois Novosad, 710 N. 6th St., Marshall, MN 56258. Phone: 532-5236. Complete forms, including letters of recommendation, must be returned to Novosad no later than April 15.