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POSTED: June 4, 2014 8:55 a.m.
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Logan Street

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Logan Street, Felix Linzan, Kirsten Schreihofer and Brandee Craig, all of Hinesville; Heather Rego of Allenhurst; and Justin Ramsey of Fort Stewart, all recently received $2,000 college scholarships that were awarded at Fort Stewart.
Street is the daughter of David and Heather Street. She is involved in volleyball, basketball, National Honor Society, student council and softball. Street plans to enroll at Armstrong State University.
Linzan is involved in Beta Club, student council, National Honor Society, debate team and Boy Scouts. He is enrolled at the University of Georgia.
Schreihofer is the daughter of Franklyn Schreihofer and Carla Strom-Schreihofer. She is involved in band, dance, student council, Relay for Life and serves as a vacation Bible school volunteer. Schreihofer plans to enroll at Kennesaw State University.
Craig is the daughter of Sherri and David Craig. She is involved in cheerleading, FFA, HOSA, Interact and National Honor Society. She plans to enroll at Georgia State University.
Rego is the daughter of Robert and Anna Rego. She is involved in Beta Club, student council, yearbook, Spanish club and FBLA. Rego plans to enroll at Kennesaw State University.
Ramsey is the son of Christopher and Elizabeth Ramsey. He is involved in football, basketball, FBLA, FCA and a church youth group. Ramsey plans to enroll at East Carolina University.
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.
Applicants for the 2014 program were required to maintain a minimum 3.0 grade-point average, participate in voluntary school and community activities, demonstrate leadership qualities, and write an essay.
Manufacturers and organizations that do business with the commissary system funded the scholarships with money ordinarily used for various other contests and promotions. Street’s scholarship was funded by Procter & Gamble.

 

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