Charles W. Balentine Sr. Memorial Scholarship Waynesville Lions Club

The primary mission of the Waynesville Lions Club is “doing things for others”. Charles Balentine was a member of the Lions Club of Waynesville for over 50 years and exemplified this motto each and every day. The club unanimously agreeded to name the club scholarships given each year to students who are Tuscola High School seniors in memory of his service to the community, friends and family. The fund raising events that the club conducts during the year provide the resources that the club uses to award these scholarships. The Haywood County Schools Foundation Inc. administers the clubs annual scholarship(s) for qualified high school seniors at Tuscola.

• Haywood County Resident
• Graduating High School Senior from Tuscola High School
• Preference given to student seeking a degree in the Human Service Field
• *Participation in extracurricular activities
• *Exceptional ability and involvement in community service
• Scholastic Achievement
• Financial Need

The process for selecting recipients of the Waynesville Lions Club Scholarship will be established by the Club’s Scholarship Committee. The committee is composed of Waynesville Lions Club members and will make a recommendation for the recipients of the scholarship. The selection process shall consist of a review and evaluation of the scholarship application and possibly a personal interview. The Board of Directors of the Foundation will make the final decision on the recipients of this scholarship. The Board’s decision shall be final. Haywood County Schools Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable foundation, will administer the Waynesville Kiwanis Club Scholarship Fund.