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Wayne Gerken - Pinal County Town Hall Youth of the Year Scholarship

The Wayne Gerken Pinal County Town Hall Youth of the Year Scholarship Foundation, Inc. exists to memorialize Wayne Gerken who led the Pinal County Town Hall for twenty years. The purpose of the Scholarship foundation is to provide encouragement and financial assistance to deserving students who demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities and a personal interest in improving the quality of life in Pinal County.

Students attending Pinal County Town Hall may apply for one or more scholarships each year they attend. A subcommittee of the Pinal County Town Hall Advisory Committee evaluates student applications based on established criteria. Scholarships are awarded at the Closing General Session of Town Hall.

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which qualifies gifts as a charitable contribution. Gifts to the Foundation may be sent to:

The valuable work of the Foundation is guided by a four-member Board of Directors: