NEWS RELEASE FROM THE KANSAS SHERIFFS ASSOCIATION
Each year the Kansas Sheriffs Association awards up to $15,000 worth of educational scholarships to eligible members or family members. The eight members Scholarship Committee, chaired by Osborne County Sheriff Curtis Miner, receive the written applications and conducts interviews with all applicants. This year eleven $1,000 awards are issued and one $2,000 Sheriff Matt Samuels Award.
Sheriff Samuels was killed in the line of duty on January 19th, 2005 and shortly after that this scholarship was established in his honor. This year there were 27 scholarship applications to be considered.
Winning one of the $1,000 scholarships for 2014 is Lindsay Shoemaker. Lindsay is from Pittsburg and is attending Pittsburg State University. Lindsay is sponsored by her father Retired Crawford County Sheriff Sandy Horton.
The Kansas Sheriffs Association wishes Lindsay our best for her educational future.
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