|Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced|
|By Public Information Officer Clay Myers|
|June 25, 2021|
Members of the Gamber & Community Fire Co. and the Oscar Brothers Family are pleased to announce that Lydia Houle, Katherine de Lange, and Kyle Sherfey have been named the winners of the 2021 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship.
This scholarship is jointly sponsored by the Oscar Brothers family and the Gamber & Community Fire Company and it awards a combined total to each student of up to $21,000.00 over four years. This is the fourteenth year of the scholarship program that is funded by the Brothers Family and managed by the fire company.
As part of the scholarship requirements, each winner is required to complete 40 hours of community service annually and maintain a 2.5 or better GPA in college. The student must reside in Gamber & Community Fire Co.'s first due district.
Lydia Houle graduated from Westminster High School in June and will be attending the University of North Carolina. She is the daughter of Keli and Brent Houle of Finksburg. Lydia will receive a full scholarship.
Katherine de Lange graduated from Westminster High School in June and will be attending York College of Pennsylvania. She is the daughter of Kelly and Matt de Lange of Finksburg. Katherine will receive a partial scholarship.
Kyle Sherfey also graduated from Westminster High School in June and will be attending the University of Delaware. He is the son of Kara and Brian Sherfey of Westminster. Kyle will receive a partial scholarship.
All three students had outstanding academic achievement at Westminster High School, excellent test scores, extra-curricular activities, community service, and they all contributed well-thought-out and written essays.
The fire company congratulates this year's Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship winners for their excellent applications and the membership wishes them well in their upcoming years in college.