Olivia Marquardt and Sydney Austin, eighth graders at Vandalia Junior High School, are the recipients of the 2014 Vandalia Scholars Program Scholarship.
This scholarship is awarded by the Vandalia Alumni and Friends Foundation, an organization dedicated to bettering the academic, cultural and athletic opportunities of students in the Vandalia School District. The scholarship is presented in an effort to recognize the importance of continuing education to ensure students are life-long learners. Marquardt and Austin will each receive $1,000 when they enroll in the college upon graduating high school. Shown with Marquardt and Austin are Sharon LaDage of the Vandalia Alumni and Friends Foundation