Grads earn scholarships through service

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The Clarkston Area Optimist Club awarded $1,000 scholarships to four Clarkston High School seniors: Riley Kloostra, Marissa Lockwood, Andrew Ross, and Sarah Snyder. “Our winners are all high academic achievers, Summa Cum Laude graduates,” said Gerry Schmidt, chairman of the Scholarship Committee, at the June 7 Scholarship Awards Breakfast. […]

Students honored for citizenship

Clarkston Area Optimists Club honored Outstanding Student Citizens from Bailey Lake and North Sashabaw elementary schools, April 27, at Clarkston United Methodist Church. “This is something I’m really excited to be a part of, something I look forward to every year,” said Bailey Lake Principal Glenn Gualtieri, who honored fifth grader Aaron Ludwig with the award […]

Students honored

Students honored

Clarkston Area Optimist Club honored several students in grades 6-12 with Outstanding Student Citizen Awards: Sashabaw Middle School student Savannah Walker; Clarkston Junior High School student Abbey Tolmie; Hannah Diffenderfer, Renaissance High School student; Sarah Stafford, Everest Collegiate High School student; and Clarkston High School senior Mitchel Thompson. “These awards are very special, very close […]