Former Columbia mayor honored in scholarship

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Palmetto Center for Policy Alternative says they will be launching a scholarship to honor late Columbia Mayor Kirkman Finlay.

The group says this year they will award a minimum of seven scholarships worth $1,000 each to selected students.

To qualify for the scholarship, the applicant's family must make 200% or less of the federal poverty guidelines.

The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2009.

You can get information about this scholarship by traveling to www.pcfpa.com.

Posted by Jeremy Turnage