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Theatre Guild distributes scholarship application

Published: Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 5:30 a.m. CST

Theatre Guild distributes

scholarship applications

The Morris Theatre Guild Inc. has distributed applications for its annual Maurice Alford Memorial Scholarship to area high schools.

This is a one-time only $500 scholarship that honors the late Maurice Alford, a charter member of the Morris Theatre Guild, created in 1973, and is presented to an area high school senior who plans to pursue a career in some aspect of theatre/dramatic arts, speech, or speech/broadcast communications.

The scholarship is applied to the student’s freshman year of college.

The scholarship money comes from donations and a percentage of ticket sales from each Morris Theatre Guild production.

Applications must be postmarked by March 15 to be accepted.

For reservation information, house buy-outs, or other information, call the theatre at 815-942-1966. The Morris Theatre Guild is a not-for-profit community theatre. Visit for more information.

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