Betty Charlton Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund was started by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Shawnee Chamber in 1997 in memory of Betty Charlton, who was a strong supporter of education.

The Scholarship Fund now awards one or two $1,500 scholarships each spring to students who live or attend school in Shawnee, and have demonstrated an involvement in community leadership. Each year a portion of the proceeds from the Chamber Annual Dinner auction directly benefits the Betty Charlton Scholarship fund and continues to support future community leadership. Scholarships totaling $38,000 have been awarded to area high school seniors over the last 20 years.

2016 Recipients   Justin Curto and Danielle Rehor

 

 

Apply online (click on Betty Charlton Scholarship) at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.  On line Application Deadline is Friday, March 24, 2017.

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