Congratulations to our three scholarship recipients, Geoff Cundall, Kaleigh Sunderlin and Sean Kline. Competition was close, 5 applications were received and ranked; the committee was especially impressed with the quality of the essays this year. The winning essays will be published in our October GFA Bulletin. The assigned topic was “Tell us about the achievements of one of your Griswold ancestors (does not need to be named Griswold)”.
Geoff Cundall of Syracuse NY is attending the University of Hartford, majoring in Audio Engineering Technology. Kaleigh Sunderlin of McKinney TX is attending Collin Community College in Plano TX, majoring in Humanitarian Aid. Sean Kline of Frostburg MD is attending Frostburg State University and majoring in Health Science with Chemistry and Psychology Minors.
Moving forward we will be accepting applications for next year’s scholarship starting in January 2023, with a deadline of March 31, 2023. We are pleased to announce that next years application process will be online, and available on our website January 1st. This will simplify our process in so many ways.
Many thanks to our GFA Scholarship Committee for their service in reading the applications and ranking the applicants. Please re-apply next year if you are still an active student. Our members are Jack Hooten, Bergetta Monroe, Ray Crumbley, Carolyne Griswold Garmen, James Wright, Daniel Griswold and Barbara Ryan, Chairperson.