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Thomas Lee Bortvit Memorial Scholarship

By Staff | Sep 1, 2016

The Thomas Lee Bortvit Memorial Scholarship was created in honor of an honest, hardworking, responsible young man who always thought of others first. Thomas Bortvit’s life was tragically ended on June 6, 2015.

Candidates for the scholarship must be enrolled at Iowa Lakes Community College and be involved in the Criminal Justice Program. The successful recipient must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 or above, and show financial need as determined by FAFSA. Candidates must also reside within Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Kossuth, Palo Alto counties with preference given to Emmet County residents. Funds may be used for tuition, books or fees.

The 2016-17 recipient is Emily Behrends of Estherville.

To establish a new scholarship contact the Iowa Lakes Community College Institutional Advancement/ Foundations Office at 712-362-0491 or 800-242-5106 ext. 4491.