JCHA awards scholarship

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The Jefferson County Historical Association held its fifth-annual essay competition on behalf of the Susan Probert Memorial Scholarship fund, awarding a $500 scholarship to Sammi Calabrese, center, of Toronto High School. Making the presentation were association board members Charlotte Christian, left, and Soundra Palmer. Jefferson County high school seniors were invited to write an essay about a famous person buried in a Jefferson County cemetery. Calabrese submitted an essay about William Clarke Hinkle, a prominent Pro Football Hall of Fame member and graduate of Toronto High School. Probert was a longtime board member and treasurer for the historical association.