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Les Washbon Memorial Scholarship

 

Purpose:

The Les Washbon Memorial Scholarship (LWMS) is presented annually to one active

Junior Firefighter who is pursuing an advanced education degree and who exhibits the

qualities and traits of former Terry’s Corners Volunteer Fireman, Lester Washbon. This

scholarship will serve as a constant reminder and remembrance of one of Terry’s

Corners’ fallen volunteers.

 

Qualifications:

The candidate must be an active Junior Firefighter in one of the following Western New

York companies to qualify:

 Barker

 Gasport

 Hartland

 Middleport

 Newfane

 South Lockport

 Terry’s Corners

 Wolcottsville

 Wrights Corners

Candidate must be between the ages of 16-21 to qualify and must plan to pursue or be

currently enrolled in a higher education program.

 

Application Process:

Applicants can apply online at the Terry’s Corners website (www.terryscorners.com) or

they can fill out the attached application and mail to:

 

Les Washbon Memorial Scholarship

Attn: Karen Washbon

9626 Martin Rd.

Clarence Center, NY 14032

 

Award:

Each year, one winner will be selected by the committee and the winner and one guest

will be invited to attend the Terry’s Corners Volunteer Fire Company installation dinner

in late October. An annual award of $500 will be presented at that time and the

winner’s name will be engraved on the Les Washbon Memorial Scholarship plaque

which will be prominently and permanently displayed at the Terry’s Corners Volunteer

Fire Company recreation hall.

 

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