The Franklin County Bar Association serves as the professional organization for attorneys interested in promoting the administration of justice and standards of excellence in the legal profession throughout Franklin County. Members of the Bar work with the Courts and the community on projects to benefit all.
Franklin County Bar Association Community Fund Scholarship Announced
2022 Thomas W. Merrigan Memorial Scholarship
The Franklin County Bar Association Community Fund is proud to announce that it will be awarding two Thomas W. Merrigan Memorial Scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each, to deserving high school students in Franklin County. The scholarships honor Thomas W. Merrigan who was a zealous legal advocate, writer, and believer in the importance of education.
To qualify for the scholarship award an applicant must be a Franklin County resident, a senior in high school, and in pursuit of post-secondary education of any kind. The deadline for submission was April 2, 2022.
The Scholarship Committee will be considering academic achievement and quality of an essay. The essay prompt is reflective of the 2022 American Bar Association Law Day theme: “Toward a More Perfect Union: The Constitution in Times of Change.”
Bar Association Scholarship Committee members are attorneys Jeremy Bucci, Isaac Mass, and Kathleen Simanski.