EATON — Recently graduated Eaton High School seniors Allison Cave and Kelsey Wheeler were awarded $500 each from the Police Association during the Eaton City Council Meeting on Monday, June 19.
According to Eaton Police Chief Chad DePew, “We’ve been doing this since 2014 and typically we give out one $500 scholarship to an Eaton High School senior seeking a degree in criminal justice or a law field. We’ve actually had two years now where we give out two scholarship awards. This year happened to be one of them.”
The girls were invited in front of council to speak about themselves.
Wheeler shared that she is going to Kansas State in the fall. She is pursuing a double major is Criminology and Psychology.
Cave said that she will be going to Indiana University East in the fall, with a major in Informatics and a minor in Criminal Justice.
The girls were presented their checks and plaques by Officer Sean Mackey, who is the president of the Police Association.
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