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January 25, 2013
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Mounted Posse seeks scholarship applicants

The Douglas County Sheriff's Mounted Posse will award a $1,500 scholarship to a high school or home-schooled student who plans to attend an accredited college in the fall of 2013. Interested students can obtain an application from Douglas High School, George Whittell High School, or from the Posse's website at Applicants must have a 3.0 overall grade point average and plan to pursue further education in animal science, agriculture, or criminal justice.

The deadline for the scholarship application is Feb. 22. If you need more information about the posse's scholarship program, please call Sandy Jonkey at 782-4107.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Mounted Posse is a nonprofit organization providing mounted and ground support to the sheriff's office, promoting charitable and public service activities within the community, and promoting health and safety among equine enthusiasts.

The posse participates in local parades and also assists other nonprofit organizations for a joint effort in local events.

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