Gerhard and Ruth Gettel Scholarship ($1,000)
The Gerhard and Ruth Gettel Memorial Scholarship is an award open to those graduating from a Midland County high school in the year of the award. The applicant must rank in the top 15% of his/her senior class. The degree of difficulty of the courses taken, plus scores on the SAT and ACT tests are factors considered. The essay for this scholarship should follow the theme: What I Want to Achieve in Life. The essay may include the answers to: Why did I select the career which I have chosen? Or if a career has not yet been chosen, what factors will influence the choice? What events or situations in my life influenced my choice of career most? Also, the essay should include involvement in school and community activities.