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In Our Opinion
Every year the Cheney Free Press awards a $500 scholarship to a male and female Cheney High School graduating senior. All that is required is their parents have to be a subscriber and they must write an essay about why they would like the scholarship.
In the past we have had several male and female applicants, but that has dropped in the past couple of years. This year we had just two, one male and one female, both of whom are very qualified applicants.
The decline in Free Press scholarship applicants created concerns with us because it comes with claims from people in the community that a...