Chaparral and Robalo hand out employee scholarships

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Chaparral Boats and Robalo Boats have awarded more than $40,000 in college scholarships to four graduating seniors within the Chaparral and Robalo family.

“We are proud to award scholarships helping students achieve their unique career paths,” Jim Lane, president of Chaparral and Robalo, said in a statement. “We feel that advanced education is important and support employees and their families as their sons and daughters continue their education.”

Chaparral and Robalo have awarded more than $300,000 to the sons and daughters of employees since 1996.

The 2013 scholarship award recipients are:

· Diana Downward, Berrien County High School

· Jacob Downward, Berrien County High School

· John T. Exum, Berrien County High School

· Dylan Walker, Berrien County High School

Lane, Chaparral founder Buck Pegg and company staff congratulated each recipient and their parents at a June 13 luncheon.

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