Shelter Insurance ̈ Foundation and Travis Farran announce recipient of local high school scholarship

Posted May 16, 2013 at 11:14 am

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The Shelter Insurance ̈ Foundation awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Courtney Rae Hooper, a 2013 graduate of El Dorado Springs High School. Shelter Agent Travis Farran sponsors and partially funds this scholarship.

Beginning the fall after high school graduation Courtney can direct the scholarship funds toward tuition, fees or campus housing for any course of study leading to an academic degree at any accredited college or university.

A committee of local high school officials and community leaders selected the local recipient. The committee considered each applicant’s scholastic achievements, educational goals, citizenship, moral character and participation and leadership in school and community activities. The scholarship is given without regard to race, disability, religion, national origin or gender of applicants.

The $2,000 scholarship is paid directly to the school the recipient selects. Courtney received a certificate from Travis on behalf of the Shelter Foundation.

The Shelter Insurance ̈ Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation for charitable and educational purposes. It is sponsored by the Shelter Insurance Companies – offering auto, home, life, farm and business insurance services to customers in 14 states via a network of local insurance agents and headquartered in Columbia.

HELTER AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP – Shelter Agent Travis Farran presents the 2013 scholarship for $2,000 to Courtney Rae Hooper.