CANFIELD RESIDENT RECEIVES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Larry A. Hart Memorial Scholarship recipient announced
XENIA, Ohio--The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) 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 have awarded David M. Brown the Larry A. Hart Memorial Scholarship.
David will graduate in 2008 with honors from Canfield High School. David is a member of the National Honor Society, letter winner in football and baseball, member of the 2007 state champion baseball team, and member of the Chamber Ensemble Choir.
David is a volunteer with the Division of Wildlife assisting with the state fair, checking wood duck boxes, banding wood ducks and has also helped survey turkey, pheasant and woodcock. He is active with the Mahoning County Duck Hunter’s Club, NRA Youth Fest, and The Kidney Foundation.
The Larry A. Hart Memorial Scholarship is a five hundred dollar $500 scholarship sponsored by the Ohio Wildlife Officer’s Lodge #143, of the Fraternal Order of Police, and The Twin Valley Rod and Gun Club in Preble County, Ohio. The scholarship is available to those persons who are graduating or have graduated from an accredited high school, and will enroll, or are enrolled in an accredited college majoring in Law Enforcement or Natural Resources Studies. Applications for this scholarship are accepted from January 15 to March 15 of each year.
Larry A. Hart was a thirty-year veteran of the Division of Wildlife. He served as a county Wildlife Officer and later as a Field Supervisor. Officer Hart set a standard for future officers of integrity and commitment to the field of Wildlife Management and Law Enforcement.