K of C awards seven scholarships

The Knights of Columbus, Villa Marie Council No. 6342 of Absecon and Galloway has awarded seven scholarships for the 2013-14 school year from its Edward J. Walls, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund.

The award recipients chosen by the Scholarship Committee are Kieran Hughes, attending St. Augustine Preparatory School; Brendan Hughes, attending St. Augustine Preparatory School; Michael Henry, attending St. Augustine Preparatory School; Kristofer Walls, attending Holy Spirit High School; Joseph Higbee Jr., attending St. Joseph High School; Matthew Mullins, attending Notre Dame High School; and Bobbie Kelsea Brown, attending Little Flower Catholic High School.

To be eligible for a scholarship, the applicant must be the child, grandchild, niece or nephew of a member in good standing of Villa Marie Council No. 6342, must attend a Catholic high school and must maintain at least a “B” average.

Applications may be submitted at any time during the year for the following school year.