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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Katharine the shark pings to east of Daytona Beach
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