$1,000 scholarship available to LaSalle County students


LA SALLE COUNTY - Applications and information on the Mark Krenz Memorial Scholarship have been distributed to LaSalle County High Schools and are available at the LaSalle County Soil & Water Conservation District’s office and the website www.lasalleswcd.org. Applications must be received at the District office by April 16.

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a LaSalle County high school senior or current college freshman, sophomore, or junior who is pursuing a degree in agriculture, environmental sciences or natural resource management. The scholarship recipient will be selected in May.

The scholarship was created as a legacy for Mark Krenz’s dedication to conservation and education. Krenz was deeply involved with the LaSalle Soil and Water Conservation District and served as board chairman and district director. 

Anyone needing more information or an application should contact the LaSalle County SWCD office at Route 23 & Dayton Road, Ottawa, or call (815) 433-0551, extension 3. A downloadable application form can be found at www.lasalleswcd.org.