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Pictured is Herschel and Betty Thomas along with family and friends present the first $5,000 check for the Betty Thomas Annual Scholarship. Seated is Herschel and Betty Thomas. Standing in back is Travis Henson, Kaskaskia College; Liz Wade, Helen Lamb, Helen Landers, Ray Landers, Norma Myers, and Leona Martin. In the last row standing is Jackie Reeves, Randy Wade, Jim Beasley, Kaskaskia College, and Bert Martin. Submitted Photo.

Kaskaskia College Announces Betty Thomas Annual Scholarship

By Will Doolin, WJBD News

Kaskaskia College has announced a new scholarship for students.  The Betty Thomas Annual Scholarship is for $1,000 and will be credited to the recipient's account at KC to be used for tuition, books and or fees.  The scholarship will be available for ten consecutive years.  Acknowledgement must be made from the recipients to the Thomas family.  Applicants must complete the year of study for which the scholarship is awarded.  The scholarship was established in Betty's name by her husband Herschel and daughter Liz Wade.  Thomas worked for Kaskaskia College for eight years and loves education.  Her husband said it was the perfect gift for their 66th wedding anniversary.

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