The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife, is pleased to announce that the Ohio Wildlife Officer’s Lodge 143 of the Fraternal Order of Police and the Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club of Preble County are accepting applications for the Larry A. Hart Memorial Scholarship.
Hart was a 30-year veteran of the Division of Wildlife. He served as a county Wildlife Officer and later as a Field Supervisor. Hart set a standard for future officers of integrity and commitment to the field of wildlife management and law enforcement.
To receive the $500 scholarship, applicants must be Ohio residents who have or will graduate from an accredited high school; any person who is or will be enrolled in an accredited college and will be pursuing a career in the field of law enforcement or natural resources. Interested applicants can obtain the scholarship application by contacting the Larry A. Hart Scholarship Committee, 120 Wayne Ave., Eaton , OH 45320 or by calling 937-456-5371 and giving their name, address and phone number. The application can also be found at http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Default.aspx?tabid=19719. Application deadline is March 15.