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Carroll County Times

Scholarship goes to Baldwin

The Gamber and Community fire company announced that Sean Baldwin, of Finksburg, was named the winner of the 2013 Oscar Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Award.
The scholarship, which is jointly sponsored by the Brothers family and the Gamber fire company, awards a total of $12,500 over four years.
This is the sixth year of the scholarship program.
As part of the scholarship requirements, the winner is required to complete 40 hours of community service each year and maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or better in college. The winner also must reside in Gamber fire company's first-due district.
Baldwin will be a freshman at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va., starting in the fall. He graduated from Westminster High School with a 4.3 weighted GPA.
Baldwin has been active in Boy Scouts of America and attained the rank of Eagle Scout. He has held numerous leadership positions in the Scouts, and his Eagle project involved placing navigational signs around Liberty Reservoir in partnership with the Gamber fire company Water Rescue Team.
Additionally, Baldwin was involved with Venturing Crew 202 and in team competitions called Envirothon for three years at the state level.
He was an intern at Carroll County Outdoor School, too.
Other school activities included Westminster High School marching band, Tri-M music honor society, Fine Feathered Friends 4-H Club and Investment Club, as well as two years in National Honor Society.
He played recreational soccer for eight years, and he participated in natural resources careers camp.
Baldwin plans to further his education in the environmental management field at West Virginia University.
He is the son of Jenny and Randy Baldwin, of Finksburg.


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