Emblem Club awards students scholarships

Each year the Emblem Club gives out college scholarships on the local, state and national level. Pictured are Beth Miller, Beardstown Emblem Club president, and recipients of the 2015 Beardstown Emblem Club Scholarship. Shown are Mikalia Kirchner, daughter of Emblem member Randi Kirchner and Scooter Kirchner, and Andrew Taylor, grandson of Emblem member Phyllis and Andy Taylor. They were each awarded $500 toward furthering their education. Not pictured but also receiving a $500 scholarship from the Beardstown Club was Alec Soer, son of the late Vicki and David Soer. Alec was also the winner at the Emblem State and National level, being awarded $1,000 and $5,000 respectively. Winners are chosen from applicants whose parent or grandparent are Emblem Club members. Submitted photo

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