Retired Teachers Association offers annual scholarship

SIDNEY — The Shelby County Retired Teachers Association is accepting applications for its annual Kent Smith Scholarship through April 27, 2021.

To be eligible, a student must be currently enrolled in a college program in the field of education. The applicant cannot be an upcoming high school graduate. The scholarship available is for $500.

Applicants may pick up application forms from their high school guidance counselors. Envelopes must be postmarked by the deadline.

The program is sponsored by the retired teachers of all Shelby County school districts including Sidney City, Christian Academy, and Lehman Catholic. The funds have been collected by donations, sales, and memorials.

For more information or questions, applicants can contact their local school’s guidance counselor or call Karen Gariety at 937 492-3569.