Members of the Lady Hot Shots club donated funds from a previous sporting clays scholarship shoot to establish the Marvin L. Berry Memorial Direct Scholarship at Del Mar College.
During the DMC Foundation Board of Trustees’ March 26 meeting, representatives from the club presented a check for $6,852.66 to provide local 4-H Club participants with scholarship funds they may need to attend Del Mar College for the 2012-2013 academic year.
The funds were originally generated from a shoot that took place on the Lonesome Dove Ranch in San Patricio in 2007. The event attracted more than 200 participants who paid $100 each to “take shots” for scholarships. In April 2007, the Lady Hot Shots donated $15,000 toward an endowed scholarship honoring the late Marvin Berry.
Through the new direct scholarship, a $1,000 scholarship will benefit students with $500 for both the fall and spring semesters this next academic year.
The application deadline through the DMC Foundation for all scholarships is Monday, April 30. Interested individuals can apply online at www.delmar.edu/scholarships/.
Individuals can also call the College’s Office of Development at 361-698-1317.
Cutline for photo: Members of the Lady Hot Shots presented a check for over $6,850 to establish the Marvin L. Berry Memorial Direct Scholarship during the Del Mar College Foundation Board of Trustees’ March 26 meeting to financially assist area 4-H Club participants planning to attend the College this next academic year. Pictured from left to right are Seth M. Major, David Ainsworth, Kevin Berry, DMC Foundation Board President Wayne Squires, Laura Berry, Patti Carrell, Meagan Harrington, Melanie Harrington and Linda Mullenax.