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Lyndonville Foundation presents scholarships to 2 Marines

Staff Reports Posted 2 December 2014 at 12:00 am

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LYNDONVILLE – The Lyndonville Area Foundation presented two scholarship checks of $2,000 apiece to the recipients of the Trevor Cook Memorial Scholarship recently.

Justin Edwards and Alex Murphy, both Lyndonville graduates, recently completed basic training at USMC Parris Island. They were home on leave to accept their checks.

Pictured from left to right, Dave Cook, LAF board member and father of Sgt. Trevor Cook; Lyndonville natives and US Marines Justin Edwards and Alex Murphy; LAF Treasurer Doug Hedges; and President Darren Wilson.

The Lyndonville Area Foundation gives $29,000 in scholarships annually.

Sgt. Trevor Cook was a 25-year-old newlywed when he died in a July 6, 2011 training accident when a helicopter crashed at Camp Pendleton in California.