Out of 77 applicants, the Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key, through its tax-exempt scholarship foundation, has granted scholarships to 19 youth from Sarasota and Manatee counties. The group awarded $2,000 scholarships to 14 scholars and $1,250 to five students of Manatee Technical Institute.
Scholarship Chairman Weldon Frost and his committee of Dr. Larry Kassouf, Glenn Peterson, Dr. Jim Whitman and Matt Walsh, reviewed every application to arrive choose the recipients.
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May 23: Daily Headlines Video
Today's Stories: New roundabouts planned for U.S. 41; Village crosswalk lighting receives green light; Pastry Art owner passes the cup; No laughing matter: Pam McCurdy
Key population grows by 1.04%
The latest Census data shows that Longboat Key's population grew slightly between 2011 and 2012.
May 22: Daily Headlines Video
Today's Stories: Town manager seeks $300,000 in budget cuts; Half-cent sales tax would cover indigent health care; Surging Tsunami: Jillian Santiago; Teenager composes a promising future