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The Taylorville Kiwanis Club awarded 2 750-dollar scholarships to 2 Taylorville High School seniors, during the high school Awards Night on May 12th.

Hannah Jachino (left) will be attending Lindenwood University this fall with the intended course study of education and business.  Hannah is a four-year Key Club member, and current treasurer.  She was involved in the Dodgeball Tournament fundraiser for Cystic Fibrosis, worked the Kiwanis Club Peanut Days and did Trick or Treat for Unicef.

Mallory Westrick (right) will be attending SIUE and has plans to become a nurse practitioner after obtaining her RN/BSN.  She has already completed her CNA and is working in assisted living.  Mallory is also a four-year Key Club member and has worked the Kiwanis breakfasts and participated in Trick or Treating for Unicef.

Kiwanis member Patty Hornbuckle (middle) presented the scholarships to the 2 winners.

The Taylorville Kiwanis Club is part of global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child and one community at a time.  Weekly meetings are held Tuesdays at noon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.  For information on the club, go to taylorvillekiwanis.com. 

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