The Scholarship Award program began with Ron Hanson, Cloquet Rotary Club Historian, giving a background on the scholarship program. It all started with Henry E. Walter, CEO of Conwed and USG, who joined the Cloquet Rotary Club in 1942. He led the Rotary committee that started the Carlton County Historical Society, and started a youth scholarship program. At first it was one scholarship a year, then it dropped off for a while. In 1998, he started a endowment to grow a fund to provide regular yearly scholarships. Now, we award several scholarships a year with the most outstanding scholarship recipient being the Henry E. Walter Scholar.
 
President Chris distributed scholarships to Cassidy Bailey, who will attend Concordia College in the fall, majoring in Business Finance/Marketing; Emily Olson, going to Winona State University to major in Mass Communication and Marketing; and Delila Orlowski, attending the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, majoring in Elementary Education. Then President Chris awarded the Henry E. Walter Scholarship to Emily Matlack, who will attend St. Catherine's University in St. Paul, to study Exercise and Sports Science, hoping to earn a Doctorate in Sports Therapy. 
 
Congratulations to all!
(Delila, Emily M, Cassidy, Emily O)
 
Excerpts taken from the Cloquet Rotary log, edited by Rachel Martin. 
 
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