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Polson Scholarship, Education Foundation name scholarship recipients

News from PSEF POLSON — Polson Scholarship and Education Foundation (PSEF) awarded 37 scholarships totaling $61,500 to Polson High School seniors and former Polson High School graduates who are currently attending an accredited 2-year, 4-year, community college, university, or vocational school. PSEF would like to thank the many generous donors who provide funds for these scholarships. The following scholarships are set up through the PSEF with money donated by individuals in memory of loved ones, alumni classes, civic organizations and employees of School District #23 in the amount of $500. PSEF matches the $500 donation with $500 so each high school senior receives a $1,000 ...

Local students earn Montana University System honor scholarships

News from the Montana University System MISSION VALLEY — The Montana University System has awarded the prestigious Montana University System Honor Scholarship to students in the local area (see students below that have provided permission to publish their names). The MUS Honor Scholarship is a ...

AIS inspection staff continues to detect mussel-fouled boats AIS inspection staff continues to detect  mussel-fouled boats

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspection stations have been busy this spring. So far, more than 10,000 watercrafts have been inspected, with 16 of those found to have invasive mussels attached. Anyone tran...

Locals graduate from Carroll College 

News from Carroll College HELENA — On Saturday, May 11, Carroll College conferred degrees on 265 graduates of the class of 2024 during its 114th commencement ceremony. To be eligible for undergraduate graduation honors, a Carroll student must complete 60 hours of coursework at Carroll and gradu...

Locals named to UM Dean’s, President’s Lists

UM News Service MISSOULA —At the University of Montana, nearly 2,600 undergraduate students made the spring semester 2024 Dean’s List or President’s 4.0 List. To qualify, students must be undergraduates, earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher and receive grades of A or B in at least n...

Incoming UM journalism faculty member wins Pulitzer Prize Incoming UM journalism faculty member wins Pulitzer Prize

News from UM News Service MISSOULA — When the 2024 Pulitzer Prizes were announced – the top prizes in American journalism – they had special impact thousands of miles away at the University of Montana School of Journalism. That’s because when the Washington Post’s thorou...

Free Masons award scholarships

News from Mission Valley Lodge #78 MISSION VALLEY — Mission Valley Lodge #78 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons in Polson is pleased to announce the award of five $10,000 scholarships to five seniors, one at each of the public high schools in Lake County. The scholarships are administered through the ...

Bellicia Hawk from Charlo addresses seniors at Carroll College

News from Carroll College HELENA — On Saturday, May 11, Carroll College in Helena conferred degrees on 265 graduates including baccalaureate, master’s, and accelerated nursing degree recipients, during its 114th commencement ceremony held in the Carroll College PE Center. The ceremony includ...

Art docent program fosters creativity, connection

By Betsy Wade, Polson Schools POLSON - As the school year begins to wrap up, we are reflecting on another successful year of the Art Docent Program at Linderman Elementary School. Coordinated by Edna Lemm, an artist and educator with a longstanding commitment to Polson Schools, the Art Docent Program pr...

Art under construction

News from Cherry Valley Elementary School POLSON — Cherry Valley is a vibrant school filled with individuals who love to learn! Every year, Cherry Valley hosts a special celebration to showcase student work, specifically art, that has been compiled throughout the school year. This year’s &ld...

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