News Release #2


For Information, Contact:  Tom Seppo, Kiwanis Past President @ 810-966-8660

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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