Wayne County students receive Alfred State scholarships

Patrick Laplant, of Walworth, and Brenda Schmidt, of Sodus, recently earned scholarships to attend Alfred State.

Laplant was awarded a $14,560 Presidential Scholarship. To be eligible, students must earn a minimum 91 cumulative high school average through their junior year and achieve a 1270 combined reading/writing and math new SAT or a composite ACT score of 26. Laplant is slated to graduate from Gananda Central School and enroll in the engineering science program.

Schmidt was awarded a $2,000 Academic Distinction Scholarship. To be eligible, students must earn a minimum 87 cumulative high school average through their junior year and achieve a 1140 combined reading/writing and math new SAT or a composite ACT score of 23. Schmidt is slated to graduate from Sodus Central School and enroll in the veterinary technology program.