MARION, IL (KFVS) - Black Diamond Harley-Davidson is once again giving 45 local students $1,000 scholarships to attend local community colleges Saturday, April 27, at 12 p.m., at the dealership in Marion.
It’s the fifth year the business has offered the scholarships, coordinator Shannon Woodworth said, adding Black Diamond has given nearly a quarter of a million to local students in that time.
Each scholarship goes to one graduating high school senior from all 45 high schools in Southern Illinois. An awards ceremony has been set for noon Saturday, April 27 at noon at the motorcycle shop in Marion.
Black Diamond Harley-Davidson will also honor longtime educator and community college trustee Jacob “Jake” Rendleman during the ceremony for his support of the scholarships and event.