2009-07-30 / About Town

BLMA awards annual scholarships

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association recently held its annual scholarship award ceremony at the museum. Recipients Alex Seidler and Leigh Archer were each presented with a check for $1,000 by President Richard Sullivan.

Seidler, a graduate of North Kingstown High School, will attend Boston College, while Archer, a graduate of St. George’s School, will attend Cornell University.

The winners were chosen from a competitive applicant pool of Jamestown high school seniors In addition to outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements, applicants were also asked to write about Beavertail Light, museums and U.S. history.

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