Salem Elks Lodge #305 awards 2014 area scholarships

Salem Elks Lodge #305 recently awarded its 2014 local scholarships. Recipients and their parents were guests for dinner at the lodge with approximately $1,000 awarded in scholarships. Receiving $700 each were: Brianne Frederick, Leetonia; Megan Lehwald, Salem; Emily Schneider, Leetonia; Elizabeth Smith, United; Lucas Tolson, Lisbon; Emma Wilson, Salem; and Cassandra Wood, Salem. Cyrena Cooper, Salem; Kaeleigh Louk, United; and Max Wolfgang, Salem, each received $1,000. Two Wotjecki Family scholarships were awarded to Bridgette Kelly and Cody Opsitnik, both of United Local, and were each given renewable awards of $1,000 per year for two years. Given the second-year awards of $1,000 to Glen Wernke and Taylor Gamble. Pictured are, first row, from left, Terry Kornbau, scholarship chairman, Tolson,Wilson, Cooper, Lehwald, Kelly, Nick Martens, exalted ruler; second row, Wolfgang, Wood, Smith, Louk, Frederick, Opsitnik. Missing from the photo is Schneider. (Submitted photo)