Mounted Posse rounding up scholarship applicants |

Mounted Posse rounding up scholarship applicants

Staff Reports

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse is awarding a $1,500 scholarship to a high school or home schooled student who plans to attend an accredited college in the fall of 2012. 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 Mounted Posse has provided scholarships for many years with recipients attending Western Nevada College, UNR, UC Davis, Colorado State, Columbia College, Notre Dame, and others. The deadline for the scholarship application is February 24, 2012. 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 non-profit 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 non-profit organizations for a joint effort in local events. Please visit our website for additional information about the Posse.