SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Booster Club awarded eight student-athletes $4000 in scholarships at Franklin High School on June 20. 

Jessica Kunz, Sydney Wade, Andrea Gallagher, Madison Whiting, Christopher Destin, Quincy Maxwell, Joe Zjawiony, and Chibundu Nwanonyiri each received a $500 scholarship from the booster club. 

To qualify an applicant must be a senior who played at the varsity level and has been accepted to a two or four-year college. 

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The scholarship-winning student-athletes had to submit an essay on how athletics played a positive role in their lives, and helped in their pursuit of higher education, according to booster club organizers. 

Essays are judged based on creativity, organization, and grammar. The scholarship ceremony has been held since the 2014-2015 school year every spring. 

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