Insurance agent sponsors college scholarships

Kerry Phillips

Applications will be accepted until  March 31 for $2,000 scholarships the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award to graduates of Caprock Academy and Fruita Monument High School in the Grand Valley. Kerry Phillips, an agent with Shelter Insurance in Grand Junction, sponsors and partially funds the scholarships.

A committee comprised of high school officials and community leaders will select recipients based on scholastic achievements, participation in school and community activities and educational goals. Recipients may apply the scholarships to tuition, fees or campus housing for any course of study leading to an academic degree at any accredited college or university.

For more information, applicants should contact their high school counselors or principals or Phillips.

The Kerry Phillips Shelter Insurance Agency is located at 2764 Compass Drive, Suite 110. For more information, call 314-9701 or visit www.shelterinsurance.com.