The awarded six Royal Oak seniors with a $500 dollar scholarship on Tuesday.
A total of 18 candidates filled out an applications for this year's awards. Each candidate was interviewed by a committee that looked at a student's community service and interest in business and marketing.
Throughout the year the Chamber raises funds through its events to award as many scholarships as possible. For example, at on Sunday, $490 was raised in tips, which will go to fund scholarships in 2013.
"Our goal for 2013 is to award ten scholarships," said Mike Gairaud, membership assistant.
If anyone is interested in helping or learning more, please contact Gairuad at MikeG@royaloakchamber.com.
2012 scholarship recipients
- Kelly Coddledick
- Meghan McCarthy
- Erin Scott
- Donald York
- Jacob Luddy
- Mariah Gardzola