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LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Job Service Employer Committee (JSEC) is excited to announce the winner of the 2023 Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship: Hope Morrison. Hope is a senior at Polson High School and has participated in speech and debate, student government, yearbook, Link Crew, National Honor Society, and Key Club. She is also a student athlete and has competed in swimming and tennis. She will attend Carroll College to study political science and communication. She will also be part of Carroll’s speech and debate team. Hope was nominated by the scholarship committee for the statewide Fred Unmack Scholarship.

The $1,000 scholarship for a graduating high school senior from Lake County is named after the late Ken Rohrenbach. Ken worked for the Montana Job Service, served on the Polson School Board for 17 years, was a volunteer firefighter, and was an ardent supporter of all school activities. The Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship honors students that have shown community involvement, determination, and have overcome adversity. Applications for the 2024 Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship will be available in the spring of 2024.

JSEC is an advisory committee comprised of area employers and representatives from the Job Service with the goal of identifying and addressing the needs of the business community. JSEC offers numerous services to the community, including low-cost educational seminars; career enhancement and employment activities; job fairs; Assistance for Business Clinics; and the Ken Rohrenbach Scholarship. Membership to JSEC is free and businesses throughout the Mission Valley are encouraged to attend the monthly meetings. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month, September through June, from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Many of the meetings take place virtually over Zoom. For more information, please contact the Job Service at 406-883-7880.

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