Diane Siemer Scholarship names two recipients

Ana Macias and Kobey Workman were named recipients of the 2017 Diane Siemer General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Scholarship.

Ana Macias received her GED in May 2017 and has been awarded a $2,500 scholarship. She will attend Lake Land College to pursue a degree in nursing with the intent to become a nurse practitioner.

Kobey Workman received his GED in March 2017 is received a $2,500 scholarship and is attending Lake Land College to earn an associate’s degree in renewable energy.

The purpose of the Diane Siemer Scholarship is to perpetuate higher educational opportunities by providing scholarships to GED graduates in Effingham County. The scholarship was established by Diane’s family in honor of her long career in education working with individuals to earn their high school diploma by completing the GED test.

Qualified applicants for this annual scholarship must have received a General GED certificate within the last five years and reside in Effingham County. The scholarship is available to students who plan to attend a two year, four-year college or university or vocational/technical school.

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