News Release #2
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 2, 2010
For Information, Contact: Tom Seppo, Kiwanis Past President @ 810-966-8660
KIWANIS PRESS RELEASE
The Kiwanis Club of Port Huron is proud to announce that Shelby Baker and Patrick Cansfield are the
winners of the 2010 Spiritual Life Scholarships. Each recipient received $500 award toward their
college tuition costs.
Applicants for the awards were judged on their spiritual contributions to their high school, church
and community. They were also asked to write a one-page essay on the topic of “One Thing I Could Do to
Make the World a Better Place”. They also received a letter of recommendation from their minister, and
needed a 3.0 GPA to qualify.
Patrick Cansfield is graduating from Port Huron Northern High School with a 3.97 grade point
average. He attends First Presbyterian Church and his pastor is Rev. Jason Pittman. Patrick will
continue his education at Oglethorpe University and study Business. He is the son of Mike and Andrea
Cansfield of Port Huron.
Shelby Baker is graduating from Port Huron High School with a 4.0 grade point average. She
attends the Salvation Army and her pastor is Major Phil Davisson. Shelby will be furthering her
education at St. Clair County Community College, pursuing a degree in Speech and Language Pathology.
Her parents are Don and Debbie Baker of Port Huron.
Patrick and Shelby were honored at the National Day of Prayer Breakfast on May 6th. They were
awarded a framed certificate and check by Jeff Hadwin, Vice-President of the Kiwanis Club of Port Huron and
Thomas Seppo, Spiritual and Human Services Chairman.
“The purpose of Kiwanis is to “Serve the Children of the World.” Established in 1915, Kiwanis
International has more than 13,000 clubs in 79 countries. The Port Huron Kiwanis is the 3rd oldest club
in the country.
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