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Maria Donnay receives college scholarship



Maria Donnay of Kimball was awarded a $5,000 four-year college scholarship from Catholic Order of Foresters (COF) headquartered in Naperville, Ill.

A COF St. Anthony Court 743 member and Kimball Area High School graduate, Donnay was the National Honor Society president, Stearns County Dairy Princess, Fairhaven Miss Congeniality, and volleyball team captain. She also participated in band and choir, singing the National Anthem at high school sporting events.

Donnay, daughter of John and Chris, plans to study pre-medicine at Evangel University in Springfield, Mo.

Catholic Order of Foresters awards 20 college scholarships each year to high school seniors. Established in 1883, Catholic Order of Foresters, headquartered in Naperville, Ill., is a not-for-profit fraternal benefit insurance organization with nationwide membership. COF is committed to providing members with quality life insurance plans, annuities and added-value fraternal benefits.