RTA scholarships announced

The Belmont County Retired Teachers Association has awarded Maclaine Murad and Brian Clark with the Carlton-Dew Scholarship.

Maclaine is a graduate of Bridgeport High School and plans to attend Bethany College this fall majoring in Early Childhood Education.

Brian is a graduate of Barnesville High School and has been accepted to The Ohio State University planning to major in secondary education.

Each student has displayed academic excellence, leadership, and were active in various extracurricular and community activities during their high school years.

BelCoRTA was able to award three scholarships this spring.

Not pictured, and also receiving a scholarship, is Laura Buchanan. Laura will receive a second scholarship after successfully completing her freshman year at Mount Union College.