Wildlife group awards scholarships

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Members of the National Wild Turkey Federation Bays de Noc Gobblers recently awarded each of three area high school seniors a $250 scholarship. The Wheelin’ Sportsmen Memorial Scholarships were donated in honor of Joel P. Erickson, Robert “Bob” Miller, and Mickey Salmon. At left, Rapid River High School student, Pat Pryal, center, accepts the Joel P. Erickson Memorial Scholarship from Jeff Erickson, son of the late Joel Erickson. Taking part in the presentation is Mary Way, a member of the Bays de Noc Gobblers and a friend of the Pryal family.