Photo by Jean Skillman

At the Shields Valley third grade wax museum Avery Murley portrays Leonardo da Vinci. The event was Wednesday in Wilsall.

The Montana Cattlewomen Scholarship Committee announces that a $1,000 scholarship is available to a student from Montana who is at least a sophomore attending a Montana university or college. Preference will be given to a student majoring in a field beneficial to the livestock industry. Payments will be made in installments during the following year.

April 15 is the final date for acceptance of applications. Forms are available at Financial Aid Offices of state colleges or from the committee chairman or at their website,

The scholarship is awarded to the student whom the committee determines to have the best balance of scholarship, citizenship and financial need. A college grade point average of 2.7 is required.

Applications may be mailed to Nancy Hereim, 504 Newlan Creek Rd, White Sulphur Springs, MT 50645 or emailed to For more information call her at (406)547-3495


• A craft group meets at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at the Shields Valley Senior Center in Wilsall.

• Anyone with blood pressure monitors or nebulizers from the Shields Valley Health Clinic that are no longer being used, please returned them to the clinic.

• Anyone needing to borrow walkers, crutches, shower stool, canes, and the like may contact Jean Skillman at 578-2570 to get them from the Shields Valley Senior Center.