Scholarship honors late Springfield teacher

Graduating seniors of Springfield High School have the opportunity to receive a scholarship named after a former Springfield teacher and administrator.

The Greene Memorial Scholarship was started in 2003 after the death Jerry M. Greene.

Greene was a special education teacher and administrator at Springfield North High School for more than 20 years.

Applicants must be a graduating senior from Springfield High and must be furthering their education at a post-secondary institution, according to the scholarship website.

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Each year, up to three graduating seniors receive $1,000 scholarships and an iPad.

The wife and children of Greene operate the Jerry M. Greene Memorial Fund.

To apply for the scholarship, complete the online application located on the scholarship website.

The website also has information for anyone who wants to donate to the scholarship fund.

The deadline for submission is March 24.

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