By Ethie Moak
NEW SCOTLAND — The Town of New Scotland Historical Association is offering a $1,000 award to encourage the study and enjoyment of history in any of its aspects.
This award is intended for town of New Scotland residents who are in their junior year of high school and who are serious students planning to further their education at the college level. All juniors are invited to compete for the award, whether they are public high school, private school, parochial school or home-schooled students.
Complete applications describing the information required for submission to the competition are available in public schools, local libraries, Town Hall, and the New Scotland Community Center in New Salem.
All applicants will be required to submit a completed application form, a copy of her or his résumé and high school transcript, and a 250-word essay on a given topic (there are three choices).
If there are questions, please contact Marie Hornick at 768-2933, and provide your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. Your call will be returned promptly.
All completed applications must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 15.
Editor’s note: Ethie Moak is the publicity chairwoman for the New Scotland Historical Association.