National Merit Program names five HHS finalists

Five Hudson High School National Merit Semi-finalists have been named Finalists and will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2017. The selection of some 7,400 Merit Scholarship winners from a group of 15,000 Finalists is now in progress. The Hudson High School National Merit Finalists are Shelby Cash, Fisher Jones, Zachary Kadish, Taejun Kim and Andrew Tian.

Hudson Garden Club scholarship available

The Hudson Garden Club awards the Genevieve Jyurovat Scholarship to encourage and assist Hudson students who plan to major in a field connected to the environmental sciences. These fields go beyond horticulture to include such areas of study as the use of natural resources, pollution control, waste disposal problems and others. The award is for study at a recognized center, school or college. Those pursuing a two-year course leading to an associate's degree in an appropriate field may also apply.

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 10.

Eligible Hudson residents include seniors graduating from Hudson High School, Western Reserve Academy or other accredited secondary school as well as college students who have declared appropriate major. A minimum of 2.5 is required to qualify.

To apply, download either the high school or college application form from www.hudsongardenclub.org. Mail the completed form to Hudson Garden Club, 7343 Valerie Lane, Hudson, OH 44236. Print "Scholarship application" on the envelope. Questions? Call Daniela Baloi at 330-656-0962.

Hudson League For Service offers scholarship

The Hudson League For Service is accepting applications for a college scholarship to a Hudson resident as well as grants to be given to Hudson organizations.

Each year, the League sponsors activities including the Ice Cream Social held during Hudson Days in June and the book fair in November. Funds raised are used to finance League service projects including the Red Cross Blood Mobile, Pre-School Vision Screening, Random Acts of Kindness Week and a college scholarship to a Hudson resident. The remaining funds are given to the Hudson City Schools Media Centers and other organizations that support the Hudson Community.

The applications are available at www.hudsonleagueforservice.org. The deadline for applications in March 1 and must be mailed to Hudson League for Service, P.O. Box 203, Hudson, Ohio 44236.

For more information, email VPHudsonLeagueForService@gmail.com.

Hudson Kiwanis announces

scholarship program

Hudson Kiwanis is pleased to announce the 2017 Scholarship program.

Three scholarships, each valued at $3000, are offered for high school seniors. Two are Memorial Scholastic Scholarships; one is students enrolled in the Six District Educational Compact.

Applicants for these scholarships must be a Hudson resident and a graduating senior from an accredited high school.

Scholarship applications are available on the Kiwanis website, www.HudsonKiwanis.com.

Applications are due before March 3.

Hudson Kiwanis, founded in 1951, continues to serve the Hudson Schools and community. In addition to the scholarship program, Hudson Kiwanis has funded over $1,000,000 for various school and community programs since 2000.

To learn more about Hudson Kiwanis, visit www.HudsonKiwanis.com.

Woman's Club of Hudson accepting applications for scholarships

The Woman's Club of Hudson is accepting applications for its annual Scholarship Awards. Hudson High School seniors may apply through the Akron Community Foundation at www.akroncf.org/ScholarshipApps.The deadline for completed applications is March 15.

The Woman's Club of Hudson's mission is to provide financial assistance to qualifying graduates of the Hudson Public School System in continuing academic study or vocational training. The organization has been awarding scholarships to HHS graduates since 1948. If you would like to add your name to the list of contributors, please mail your check to The Woman's Club of Hudson, P.O. Box 861, Hudson, Ohio, 44236, or visit the Akron Community Foundation website at www.akroncf.org/give/WomansClubofHudsonFund.