July 24, 2013
Scott Gerke, a 2013 graduate of Pilot Grove High School, received the 2013-2014 District Scholarship through the American Welding Scholarship Foundation in the amount of $1,500.
He will be attending the Missouri Welding Institute in Nevada, Mo. He is enrolled in the master pipe welding and fitting course and will begin his study July 15.
He is the son of Joan and Joe Lee Gerke and the grandson of Donald and Juanita Klein, of Smithton.