The Clark Foundation announced area first-year college scholarship grants were given to 197 students, totaling $752,400.
Students receive Clark Foundation Scholarships based on academic achievement, citizenship qualities and service to their communities and schools.
Approximately 700 students presently attending institutions of higher learning will be eligible for renewal of Clark Foundation grants for the next academic year.
The Foundation anticipates providing over $4.1 million in scholarships for the coming year. Close to 14,800 students have participated in the Program since its inception in 1961.
Among the recipients were the following students Richfield Springs Central School:
Molly Anne Bobnick
Claire Anne Collins
Elaina Rose Johnson
Brooke L. McCord
Roberta Natasha Schaefer-Gilbert
Kalie Elizabeth Talbot-Evangelow
Also chosen were students from Owen D. Young Central School
Riley Marie Hajczewski