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John Dennis Scholarship

Public Information Officer:
January 02nd, 2009
Cpl. Kevin Tieman,
Cass County Sheriff’s Office
816-380-8615 (Office)
816-738-4394 (Cell)

Sheriff Dwight Diehl, is announcing the availability of the John Dennis Scholarship, for Criminal Justice majors only, which will be awarded by the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association. The scholarship, in the amount of one-thousand dollars, will be presented to sixteen college-bound Missouri high school seniors who intend to pursue a criminal justice career and will be attending a Missouri college or university. Applicants must be in good standing with their school, have a good reference from their school counselor, demonstrate financial need, have a 2.0 GPA or greater, and be active in extra-curricular activities. Also required, a paragraph attached to the application detailing goals ten years after high school graduation.

Students interested in applying for the scholarship may contact the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association and Training Academy, 6605 Business 50 West, Jefferson City, MO 65109, 573-635-5925, extension 10; or CLICK HERE to send an email to obtain an application. Applications must be submitted by January 31, 2009.

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