Anderson awarded military scholarship

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One of the military community’s premier benefits has become even more valuable to 600 college and high school students. The annual Scholarships for Military Children Program winners have been announced and the “Honor Roll” is impressive. Approximately 5,000 students applied for the scholarships at commissary locations worldwide. All of the recipients are listed at www.militaryscholar.org, the official website for the program.

Luke Anderson of Crestwood is a recipient of a $2,000 college scholarship awarded at Fort Knox. Fort Knox is one of over 250 commissaries operated worldwide by the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA). Luke’s parents are Kurt and Kristen Anderson. Luke is enrolled, or plans to enroll, at University of Louisville. Luke’s school and community activities include: Beta Club, basketball, football, Missions Service Week and Vacation Bible School.

The Scholarships for Military Children Program was initiated in 2000 to award scholarships to graduating high school seniors or college-enrolled students. The scholarship program is open to qualified sons and daughters of members of the U.S.

Armed Services including active duty, retirees, guard/reserves, as well as children of deceased military personnel. Applications are turned in through commissaries.

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