Gem and Mineral Society Awards Scholarship
Mineral Area College Foundation has announced that the 2013-14 Mineral Area Gem and Mineral Society Scholarship has been awarded to Sidney Wells of Leadwood.
Wells is a recent graduate from West County School District is pleased to be awarded the scholarship. “I am extremely grateful to receive the Mineral Area Gem and Mineral Area Society scholarship. I am interested in archaeology and history and my goal is to become successful and find a career that I enjoy,” she said.
The Mineral Area Gem and Mineral Society of Park Hills is a non-profit agency dedicated to the educational and recreational advancement of the earth science hobbies. Scholarships are awarded to Mineral Area College students in the study of earth science. The funds are raised through donations from area businesses supporting vendors from several states attending the annual gem and mineral show in June at the historical mine site.