College Women’s Club Awards Scholarships To VHS Students


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College Women's ClubOn Sunday, five Verona High School seniors were awarded generous grants from the Montclair College Women’s Club whose twice annual book sales (generally held in October and March) generate the funds for the scholarships.

On Sunday, in the home of one of the College Women’s Club’s members, twenty $2,000 scholarships were awarded to young women from VHS, Glen Ridge High School, Montclair High School, and Cedar Grove High school.

According to Club President Barbara Ann Ellert, the group has awarded over $1.4 million since its inception. Applications for the scholarship are open to young women in the top 15% of their class; applicants are required to write an essay and be interviewed by a Club member.

The awardees, who posed with Ellert, are Isabella Josephson, Grace Gault, Isabella Williams, Gwynneth O’Donnell, and Alexandra Holland.

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