The Larry A. Hart Memorial Scholarship is a $500 scholarship that is 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. The scholarship is available to those persons who are a resident of the State of Ohio, graduating or have graduated from an accredited high school, and will enroll, or are enrolled in an accredited college majoring in Fish or Wildlife Management or Natural Resources Law Enforcement.
This scholarship was established in the memory of Wildlife Officer, Larry A. Hart. At the time of his death, Larry Hard was a thirty-year veteran of the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Those in the professions of Wildlife Management and Law Enforcement recognize his integrity, and his commitment to service and conservation. Persons wishing to obtain an application (due March 15), or contribute to this scholarship program, may do so by contacting the Larry A. Hart Memorial Scholarship Committee at 174 Briarwood Drive, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Applications can also be obtained by calling 740-326-6751 and leaving the applicant’s name, address and phone number on the answering machine.