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Club offers scholarship opportunities to women

Junior Club of Walla Walla will award two $2,000 scholarships to local women — one to a student enrolled in a local nursing-degree program and one to a student pursuing any college-level field of study.

The funds are for tuition only and are paid directly to the recipient’s educational institution.

Applicants must be female, 24 years or older and residents of Walla Walla County or the city of Milton-Freewater for at least two years.

To request an application, email juniorclubww@gmail.com or visit jrclubwallawalla.com.

Applications must be postmarked no later than March 31. Scholarship recipients will be notified on or before April 30.

In addition to providing scholarships, Junior Club also serves the needs of several local nonprofit organizations including Blue Mountain Action Council, Books for Babes, Community Hospice of Walla Walla, Herring House and Providence St. Mary Foundation.

The club supports its financial giving through events such as a Holiday Home Tour, which will celebrate its third year this year.

EOU names honorees

Nine students in the Union-Bulletin circulation area made the fall term dean’s list at Eastern Oregon University in La Grande.

EOU named 523 students for the honor. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded coursework. The distinction went to:

Athena: Jordyn Lambert.

Milton Freewater: Eli Guida, Brianna Hernandez, Noah Pratton, Amanda Stewart.

Walla Walla: Mason Burnham, Stephanie Cole.

Weston: Clancy Byerley, Samuel Carlson.

Founded in 1929 as a teacher’s college, today EOU serves as a center for education, culture and scholarship in rural areas of Oregon.

Annie Charnley Eveland can be reached at annieeveland@wwub.com or 526-8313.

Annie joined the U-B news staff in 1979 and since 1990 has written Etcetera, a daily community column. She was promoted to a copy editing post in 2007. She edits copy, designs and lays out pages, including the weekly arts and entertainment guide Marquee,