Shelter scholarships awarded to Harriman, Rockwood grads

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The Shelter Insurance Foundation awarded $2,000 scholarships to Thomas Aylor Evans, a graduate of Rockwood High School and Ben Davis, a graduate of Harriman High School.


Shelter Agent Mark Clem sponsors and partially funds this scholarship.

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

A committee of high school officials and community leaders selected the  recipients.

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 scholarship is paid directly to the school the recipient selects. Davis and Evans received a certificate from Clem 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, headquartered in Columbia, Mo.