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Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness seeks scholarship entries

EDUCATION – High school students near the Scotchman Peaks can enter the annual Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness essay scholarship contest. The theme is “a most memorable wilderness experience.”

This scholarship is offered in 10 schools around the Scotchman Peaks, including Sandpoint, Pend Oreille Alternative, Forrest Bird Charter, Priest River and Clark Fork high schools in Idaho, and Noxon, Thompson Falls, Libby, Libby Alternative and Troy high schools in Montana.

The best essay from each school receives a $300 scholarship to be spent in any manner the recipient wishes. The best essay overall receives an extra $300.

The application can be downloaded at or ask the school counselor office for a copy. For more information, write to Essays are due April 13.

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