Applications available for Rebecca Bricker Scholarship

BELOIT – The Rebecca Bricker Scholarship Committee and the Sebring-West Branch Area Community Foundation have announced that applications are now available for the scholarship. Bricker was a longtime kindergarten teacher with the West Branch Local School District.

The scholarship will be awarded each summer for 15 years. This year will be the third year of the scholarship. Candidates for the scholarship must be current sophomores or juniors at the college level and must be majoring in elementary education or a related field (art, music, physical education, reading specialist, etc). The applicant must have a 2.2 college grade point average.

Two scholarships of $ 1,000 will be awarded with preference being given to junior students. Application forms and a list of required documents are available at the West Branch website at Applications and related materials can also be requested from

Last year’s awards were presented to Christina Rigney and Angela Altenhof.