Ian MacDonald and Kaitlyn Conrad, recent Manatee High School graduates, have received academic and community achievement scholarships from the Sertoma Club of Bradenton.
MacDonald earned a $2,500 scholarship to apply toward Southern Methodist University to study mechanical engineering and offer public service. In high school, MacDonald racked up 1,286 hours of community service.
Conrad received a $2,000 scholarship to apply toward the University of Florida pre-law track. In high school, she had 966 hours of community service.
The awards were presented by Sponsorship Vice President Rich Whetstone and President Gary Reichenbach. Sertoma is the third-oldest civic organization in the United States, founded in 1912. It’s name is an acronym for Service to Mankind. Their motto is: “Make Life Worthwhile.”