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Mt. Vernon High School Senior recieves Jon Dennis Scholarship


The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is announcing that Lizabeth Glaser, a senior at Mt. Vernon High School has been awarded the John Dennis Scholarship from the Missouri Sheriff's Association. 

The $1,0000.00 scholarship is awarded to 16 seniors throughout the state of Missouri who are planning on pursing a degree in criminal justice.  The scholarship is a competitive scholarship in which seniors from ten counties including Barry, Christian, Greene, Jasper, MacDonald, Newton, Stone, Taney Webster County apply for the scholarship.

This is the second year in a row and the third in 6 years that a senior from Lawrence County has been awarded the scholarship.  Last year, Jake Reynolds from Miller took the honors.