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Killington Women’s Club recognizes local students with scholarships, awards

The Greater Killington Women’s Club has recognized two local students for their academic achievements and community service. The two awards are given to graduating Killington or Pittsfield seniors who have lived in Killington or Pittsfield for at least the last two years of high school.

The first award is the Academic Scholarship, awarded to the Killington or Pittsfield senior who has the highest weighted GPA. The winner of the Academic Scholarship for 2017 is Sarah Findeisen.

The second award is the Pat Zack Community Service Award, given to the Killington or Pittsfield senior who has demonstrated the most sincere dedication to community service and volunteerism within the local community. The 2017 Pat Zack Community Service Award was presented to Kyle Rasmussen, who has demonstrated dedication to community service through his volunteer work at Vermont Adaptive, Summer SOAK, and Killington Elementary School. Additionally, he is active in many student organizations and clubs and is president of the Class of 2017.

KWC is a civic organization that has given away over $100,000 in it’s 50 year history to community organizations and students.

Photo courtesy of Greater Killington Women’s Club

Sarah Findeisen and Kyle Rasmussen are the recipients of two scholarships awarded by the Greatter Killington Women’s Club.

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