The Philolectian Society of Anoka awarded eight girls $1,500 scholarships.
Each year the society awards scholarships to girls attending Andover, Anoka, Blaine, Champlin Park and Coon Rapids high schools .
To be eligible, girls must have a GPA of at least 3.25 or an ACT score of 20 or above. An applicant’s school activities, scholastic performance, community involvement and a personal interview are all taken into consideration as well.
The Philolectian Society is a local civic organization founded in the 1890s focused on the love of learning.