Frank Paulhamus Scholarship
The Lake Soil and Water Conservation District awarded a scholarship in the sum of $500 to Zac Mitchell of Tavares High School on May 27, 2016.
The annual scholarship is presented to a high school senior residing in Lake County. There are two ways to be considered for the scholarship:
The scholarship is presented to a high school senior residing in Lake County and will have two ways to be considered for the scholarship:
- Community College, University, or Trade School - Major in an agricultural field such as: agricultural education, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agronomy, forestry, horticulture, soils, or wildlife management.
- Career - Start a business in an agricultural field.
The recipient must demonstrate ability, knowledge, and need in the application. If the recipient changes his or her career field, the check will be given to the second place applicant if he or she is still in compliance with the guidelines.
Those interested in applying for the 2017 scholarship must fill out an application, which can be found below, or call the office at 352-253-1646 to receive a copy.
The application deadline is April 11, 2017, and must be received in the Educational Foundation Office at 2045 Pruitt Street, Leesburg, FL 32748 by 3:00 p.m..
The Lake Soil and Water Conservation District established this scholarship in recognition of Frank Paulhamus' 37 years of service with the Conservation District, and his dedication to conserving natural resources in Lake County.
Frank Paulhamus with first scholarship recipient,
Morgan Anderson, in 2013 at Mount Dora High School.