BAY POINT -- The Ambrose-Pittsburg Lions Club will award scholarships to high-school students from Bay Point and Pittsburg who have a record of strong leadership skills and helping out with community service projects

The scholarships, which will range from $1,000 to $2,000, will be presented at award ceremonies that will take place in May at Pittsburg High School and Mount Diablo High School.

Community service, leadership roles, vocational activities related to future occupational plans and extracurricular activities are among the factors considered for the scholarships.

Students can ask a career counselor or scholarship coordinator for an application. Applications can also be obtained by calling 925-709-0557 or sending an email to AmbroseLions@sbcglobal.net and including their name and email address. Those who call or send an email should provide their names and mailing addresses. The application deadline is April 15.

Contact Eve Mitchell at 925-779-7189. Follow her on Twitter.com/EastCounty_Girl.



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