Scholarships Made Available for Calumet and Geary Students

By Chad Waters Editor

Thanks to a generous donation from a Geary man and his family, a Calumet Chieftain senior student will have majority, if not all, of their college tuition paid off. One deserving Calumet student will be chosen to receive the Herman “Dee” Jameson Scholarship, which will be upward of $20,000 throughout the student’s college career. Dee, who passed away in June of 2016, set up a trust fund with his final wish being “to help local kids”. Something Jameson was known for throughout his life.

“He enjoyed helping people,” said Afton Jameson, one of Jameson’s granddaughters. “He’d do things anonymously, such as, four years ago a few kids couldn’t afford band instruments, so he went and bought instruments for them.” Although Dee didn’t attend college, joining the army straight after high school, he valued education most of all. And he wanted this scholarship to go toward the average student who wants to further his or her education.


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