Trigg County grad Jergens earns military scholarship
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One of the military community’s premier benefits has become even more valuable to 670 college and high school students. The annual Scholarships for Military Children Program winners have been announced and the “Honor Roll” is impressive. Over 5,000 students applied for the scholarships at commissary locations worldwide.

Danielle Jergens of Cadiz is the recipient of a $1,500 college scholarship awarded at Ft. Campbell. Fort Campbell is one of over 250 commissaries operated worldwide by the Defense Commissary Agency (DECA).

Jergens is enrolled, or plans to enroll, at University of Louisville. Danielle’s school and community activities include; Governor’s Scholar Program; Technology Student Association; NHS; Beta Club; and Soccer. She is the daughter of Daniel and Robin Jergens of Cadiz.

The Scholarships for Military Children Program was initiated in 2000 to award scholarships to graduating high school seniors or college-enrolled students. The scholarship program is open to qualified sons and daughters of members of the U.S. Armed Services including active duty, retirees, guard/reserves, as well as children of deceased military personnel. Applications are turned in by commissaries.

For the rest of this story, see this week's issue of The Cadiz Record or subscribe to our e-Edition by calling 270-522-6605.
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