BLET Auxiliary awards six scholarships
Six children of BLET members have each been awarded $1,000 scholarships from the BLET Auxiliary.
The BLET Auxiliary awards scholarships each year based on academic success, leadership, character and personal achievement. Winners must have parents who belong to the BLET as well as the BLET Auxiliary for at least two consecutive years.
The scholarships are funded by the proceeds of various fund raising projects at the four regional conventions, donations, and memorial contributions.
The BLET Auxiliary awarded two scholarships to the children of members from the Eastern Union Meeting Association (EUMA). They are as follows:
The Auxiliary also awarded two scholarships to the children of BLET members from the International Western Convention (IWC). They are:
Finally, the Auxiliary awarded two scholarships to the children of BLET members from the Southwestern region:
The mission of the BLET Auxiliary is to support the interest and welfare of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) Auxiliary and railroad families. The purpose of the Auxiliary is to provide support and promote issues that effect the health, safety, welfare and quality of life of railroaders and their families, to promote higher education with the families of its full members, to give assistance to widows, widowers, sisters and brothers, when needed, especially during times of duress, and to render assistance whenever and wherever needed to further our mission.
For details on scholarship opportunities for the coming year, please contact Anita J. Caruso, BLET Auxiliary National Secretary, 3341 S. 112th St., Omaha, Neb., 68144-4709, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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