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Weber Earns Historical Society Scholarship

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The Grass Lake Area Historical Society has presented its fourteenth annual Alfreda Atkin Foust Memorial Scholarship to Erin Weber, Grass Lake High School class of 2012.

This scholarship, funded by a gift from Barbara Longstaff, daughter of Alfreda Foust and her husband, Dr. William Foust, long-time Grass Lake physician, is presented each year to a student who has excelled in history and/or social studies, and who has shown an ongoing interest in these disciplines.  
This scholarship has been in the amount of $1000.00 for the past six years.  Erin was involved in marching, symphonic, and jazz band during her four years of high school, and was a National Honor Society member for three years.  She was a volunteer at the Copper Nail resale shop for three years, the Coe House Museum for one year, and she worked part-time at the Crossroads Animal Hospital for a year.

At the Coe House Museum, she assisted Marilyn O’Leary in transcribing historical information into our new database.  For her academic excellence, Erin also received a scholarship from the Copper Nail, as well as a trustee scholarship from Grinnell College In Iowa, which she will attend beginning in September.

Erin has not decided on a major yet, but the Board of the Grass Lake Area Historical Society extends its best wishes to her in her future academic endeavors.

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