The Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation has for the past 4 years been awarding scholarships to students and recogniton to the adults who assist them and the deadlines for both are May 1st.

The Foundation offers a scholarship program to help students attend community colleges, the University of Wyoming or vocational education programs. The annual Leadership Award is given to an individual who goes above and beyond the call of duty to support at-risk youth. The award encourages mentors, educators, counselors and others who help our children achieve their goals. Nominate someone who champions the needs of young people. The award includes a $2,500 cash prize to be used as the winner chooses. The Craig and Susan Thomas Foundation also offers assistance to organizations and groups that support our goals and champion Wyoming's youth. Average grant amount is $2,000.

Susan Thomas joined us this morning to talk about the foundation and the upcoming deadlines.

For scholarship applications, leadership nomination forms and grant requests, click here.