Civic club presents 11 scholarships to local students today

The Kiwanis Club of Columbus awards scholoarships to 11 Muscogee County Middle School students at noon today.

The T. Hiram Stanley Scholarships of at least $800 encourages middle school students to pursue long-term goals. The awards will be made at an annual banquet at noon today in the dining gallery of the Columbus Convention and Trade Center.

The Kiwanis Club of Columbus has awarded nearly $190,000 to students since the inception of the scholarship program.